I love working with the Hormel Family because we use so many of their products. This recipe that we’re sharing with you today was provided by Hormel and it uses one of our favorite products, bacon. Try this Bacon Pasta Salad.
Bacon Pasta Salad Recipe
4 slices HORMEL® NATURAL CHOICE® Bacon
2 ¾ cups fusilli col buco pasta
1 corn cob, husks and silks removed
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tablespoons lemon juice
½ cup crème fraîche
sea salt and cracked black pepper, to taste
1 cup basil leaves
1. Heat oven to 425°F. Place bacon on a hollow baking pan. Bake 12 minutes or until crispy. Chop and set aside.
2. In large saucepan of salted boiling water, cook pasta and corn 10 minutes or until pasta is al dente and corn is tender. Drain, reserving ⅓ cup water. Cut corn from cob and set aside.
3. Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat. Add garlic and cook 1 minute or until golden. Add lemon juice, crème fraîche, salt and pepper, reserved water, pasta, bacon, and corn. Stir to combine.
4. Top with basil to serve.