Cheddar Bacon Ranch Tortellini Salad

This tortellini salad is loaded with crispy bacon, sharp cheddar cheese, and tossed in a creamy ranch sauce.
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon, pasta salad, ranch, tortellini
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5 -6 cups
Author Lyuba Brooke


  • 18-20 oz four cheese tortellini
  • 6 oz sharp cheddar cheese
  • 10-12 crispy bacon strips
  • Fresh herbs for garnish
  • Ranch sauce:
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayo
  • 3 Tbsp buttermilk
  • 0.4 oz Ranch mix


  1. Cook tortellini according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside in a mixing bowl.
  2. Mix all ingredients for the ranch sauce until evenly combined.
  3. Dice cheese and cooked bacon strips and add them to the pasta.
  4. Add ranch mixture and stir everything until evenly coated with the sauce.
  5. Refrigerate until ready to serve
  6. Garnish with some fresh herbs.

Recipe Notes

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