Green Bean Pasta Salad with bacon & pecans

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Green Bean Pasta Salad with bacon & pecans

A smoky pasta salad tossed with a sweet, creamy dressing, bacon, and fresh green beans makes a perfect accompaniment to a zippy grilled chicken.

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4 servings (4 cups)

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Ingredients

Instructions

Cook pasta in a pot of boiling salted water according to package directions, adding green beans in the last 2 minutes; drain, rinse with cold water, and drain again. Transfer pasta and green beans to a large bowl.

Cook bacon in a skillet until crisp; transfer to a paper-towel-lined plate.

Whisk together mayonnaise, vinegar, and sugar for the dressing; season with salt and pepper.

Toss pasta and green beans with pecans, onion, bacon, and dressing.

Nutritional Facts

Nutritional Facts

Per serving

Calories: 581

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37g 56%

Saturated Fat 5g 25%

Cholesterol 20mg 6%

Sodium 432mg 18%

Carbs 50g 16%

Fiber 3g 12%

Protein 13g

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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This salad was delicious it was a nice change from the same old same old pasta salads LIL
lillian mittner
Aug. 29, 2023, 6:16 p.m. Edited Edit Delete

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