Day 173 of my Bucket List Photo Challenge!
You get a collection of photos today!
One of my absolute most favorite things about summertime are salads— not just lettuce salads, but salads like broccoli salad, pasta salad, potato salad, bean salad, you-get-the-damn-picture salad.
I made one yesterday that is out of this world, as a kick-off to summertime!
Here is what you need:
1 Package of Spaghetti
1 Pound Package of Bacon
2 Cups Spinach, chopped
2 Cups Mushrooms, chopped
2 Cups Tomatoes, chopped
1/2 Cup Red Onion, chopped
1 Cup Ranch Dressing
1 Cup Parmesan Cheese
Dry Italian Seasoning
Nuts of your preference (or sunflower seeds, because I’m a cheap ass)
Cook the bacon until crispy. Let it cool and then crumble it. In the leftover bacon grease, cook your onion, mushroom, spinach and tomatoes until caramelized with a heavy sprinkling of italian seasoning on top. Dump this mixture into a large mixing bowl with your crumbled bacon. Add your cooked spaghetti. Stir. Add ranch. Stir some more. Add parmesan. Stir again. Chill overnight. Top with nuts prior to serving. You may want to add more ranch dressing, depending on how much liquid your veggies produced while cooking.
The funny thing is? These summertime dishes are called salads. But they’re not really salads and they sure as hell aren’t healthy. We need to come up with a new name.
Let’s call this photo SUMMERTIME and knock that word off the list!
Here is the complete list for the month of June:
Sky Handwriting Skyline Cheese Shadow
Summertime Bedhead Water Silly
Imperfect Thinking Books Decorate Angle Door View Soft Shopping Citrus
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