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Creamy Parmesan Pasta Salad

This Creamy Parmesan Pasta Salad will knock your socks off! it's a cinch to make and super scrumptious.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Pasta Salad
Prep Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Cook Time 9 minutes
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. pasta shells, cooked
  • 1 1/3 cups mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup parmesan cheese; shredded
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1 lemon; juiced
  • 4-6 slices of bacon; cooked and diced
  • 2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/3 cup

    chopped Italian parsley

Instructions

  1. 1. Boil pasta as directed on package.

    2. Add frozen peas in the last few minutes of boiling. Strain shells and peas.

    Wash and strain with cold water to cool down the pasta and peas. Pour into a large bowl.

    3. Juice the lemon. Stir in mayo, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Add parmesan cheese, salt, and pepper. Toss well.

    4. Top with bacon and parsley and toss well.

    5. Place in fridge until ready to serve.