For the dressing:
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup sour cream
1 Tbsp milk
1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
For the salad:
8 oz. bowtie pasta
3-4 cups chopped romaine lettuce
1 pint grape tomatoes - cut in halves
1 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 lb bacon, cooked and crumbled
1. First prepare the dressing for the salad by mixing together all the dressing ingredients and mix together until well combined and smooth. Set aside.
2. Prepare the pasta according to the package in a medium size pan. Drain and transfer to a large salad bowl when the pasta is done cooking.
3. Meanwhile, prepare the other salad ingredients. chopped lettuce, halved grape tomatoes, cheddar cheese, cooked bacon crumbles.
4. Add the prepared dressing to the salad ingredients. Toss all the salad ingredients together until everything is evenly coated with the dressing.
5. Ready to serve.