BLT Bow Tie Pasta Salad Recipe -I first had this summery salad at a family reunion, and it's become one of my husband's favorite dinners. Sometimes, we leave out the chicken and serve it as a side dish instead. —Jennifer Madsen, Rexburg, ID
MAY 6 - Balsamic Green Bean Salad. Fresh bright green beans with splashes of red tomato, purple onion, and white feta. Crunchy tender green beans are marinated in a garlic-balsamic dressing with a hint of lemon. Needed more lemon, maybe lemon zest.
Bacon Ranch Pea Salad 4 slices bacon 1 ounce) package frozen green peas cup chopped red /sweet onions cup Ranch dressing cup shredded Cheddar cheese (you can also add egg, or for a "cruch" add celery/water chestnut)