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Bacon Pasta Salad Primavera

Bacon Pasta Salad Primavera is an easy summer pasta salad with only 5 ingredients but plenty of pasta, bacon and Italian primavera vegetables.
Course Pasta Salad, Sides
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword Bacon Pasta Salad, Bacon Pasta Salad Primavera, Pasta Salad Primavera
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 221kcal


  • 1 16-ounce package rotini pasta (or any shaped pasta)
  • 6 slices cooked bacon chopped
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 package frozen mixed vegetables (like Bird's Eye Recipe Ready Primavera Blend)
  • 1 bottle Italian salad dressing
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese optional


  • Prepare the pasta according to the directions on the package. Drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside.
  • In a large skillet add 1 teaspoon olive oil and empty the package of Recipe Ready vegetables into the skillet. Stir the vegetables and saute until the vegetables are heated through and softened.
  • Add the sautéed vegetables, and bacon to the pasta and stir until evenly combined.
  • Pour the dressing on the pasta and stir. Add cheese if desired.


Calories: 221kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 494mg | Potassium: 146mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1954IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 1mg