This quick simple pasta salad recipe is perfect for Spring and Summer potlucks, barbeques, lunches, and makes a great side for dinner any night of the week.
For a large gathering I would make at least a double batch, and trust me you will be bringing home and empty bowl. It truly has the flavors of the classic, favorite sandwich with a twist. I have been known to reserve a portion to eat as my own lunch the next day.
For a lighter version-substitute plain Greek yogurt for mayonnaise and some of the ranch, reduce bacon to 4 pieces, and cut cheese in half.