Everyday Mom's Meals: Soul Food Saturday

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Soul Food Saturday

There is something so wonderful about going out to your private garden and picking out veggies that fit your meal perfectly. Am I right? When there are tomatoes in abundance what can you do with all of them? Share them with friends at the office or church? What about the evening you only have a cup of those delicious cherry tomatoes; and have had a salad craving, with dreams of those yummy jewels floating on top? This recipe will work out perfectly. Spicy Ranch meats macaroni salad, topped with juicy cherry tomatoes and BACON! Yep, grab a cold drink and a fork this one is perfect any night of the week.
 Spicy Ranch Macaroni Salad
 ½ lb. macaroni, cooked
½ packet of ranch dip
1 c. mayo
1 tsp. red chili flakes
4 slices of bacon, cooked to crisp, chopped
1 c. cherry tomatoes, sliced in half
 To a large bowl add ranch dip, mayo, chili flakes and whisk to combine. Add macaroni and toss to combine. Chill 30 minutes before serving. Add tomatoes, bacon and toss to combine. Serve along side your favorite grilled meats or fish. Or alone for a lighter meal. Enjoy!

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