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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, just until tender; rinse briefly in cold water and drain. Transfer to a serving bowl.

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  • In a skillet over medium-low heat, cook bacon until crisp. Transfer to paper towels to drain; crumble when cool. Reserve 2 tablespoons bacon drippings. Toss 1 tablespoon drippings with pasta.

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  • Add tomatoes and lettuce. Stir together mayo, lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon drippings, and add to salad. Just before serving, toss in crumbled bacon and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Tips

*Use a flavorful bacon, because it's a key ingredient. Ask your butcher for slab bacon cut 3/8 inch thick.

Nutrition Facts

426 calories; 23 g total fat; 47 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 11 g protein;

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