PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Rania Harris, of Rania’s Catering, is in the Pittsburgh Today Live kitchen making a delicious pasta salad recipe.

Pasta Salad with Chicken and Bacon

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1 package Ranch dressing mix
1 cup milk
1 cup mayonnaise
3 cups Farfalle pasta – cooked al dente
2 avocados, cut into small cubes
15 cherry tomatoes, quartered
¾ cup cooked fresh peas
1 cup cooked boneless and skinless chicken breast, cubed
¾ cup crisp cooked bacon, cut into pieces

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Mix the Ranch dressing mix with the milk and mayonnaise and leave in the refrigerator to thicken for at least one hour.

Combine the pasta Ranch dressing to taste – you will probably have more than you need to dress the salad. Fold in the avocado, cherry tomatoes, cooked peas chicken and bacon and adjust the seasoning, if necessary.

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Serves: 4