Bacon Parmesan Salad

Bacon Parmesan Pasta Salad

  • Author: Jenne Kopalek
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Total Time: 25 Minutes
  • Yield: 8 Servings 1x


Creamy pasta salad with a lemon hint of flavor topped with peas, parsley, and bacon.



  • 1 lb shell pasta
  • 1 1/3 cup mayo
  • 3/4 cup parmesan cheese; shredded
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1 lemon; juiced
  • 4 slices of bacon; cooked and diced
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped Italian parsley


  1. Boil pasta as directed on package. Add frozen peas in the last few minutes of boiling. Strain shells and peas.
  2. Wash and strain with cold water to cool down the pasta and peas. Pour into a large bowl.
  3. Juice lemon. Stir in mayo, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Add parmesan, salt, and pepper. Toss well.
  4. Top with bacon and parsley. 
  5. Toss well.
  6. Place in fridge until ready to serve.

  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Bacon Parmesan Pasta Salad

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