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Jalapeño Popper Salad Recipe

Jalapeño Popper Salad Recipe
serves 8

1 pound shell pasta or elbow macaroni
8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
1 cup garlic croutons, optional
3/4 cup canned jalapeños, chopped
1/2 cup cheddar cheese, cubed or shredded
1/2 cup pepper jack cheese, cubed or shredded

1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup sour cream
3 tablespoons cream cheese, softened
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/2 teaspoon paprika
kosher salt and freshly ground pepper, to tastePreparation

Bring a large pot of salted water to boil and cook pasta according to packaging directions. Drain and set aside.
In a medium bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, sour cream, cream cheese, lemon juice, garlic and onion powders, and paprika together until combined. Taste and season with salt and pepper, if necessary.

In a separate, large bowl, combine pasta, croutons (if using), jalapeños, 1/2 crumbled bacon, and cheddar and pepper jack cheese.

Gently stir dressing into macaroni and mix until everything is thoroughly coated. Top with remaining bacon and parsley, if using, and refrigerate until ready to serve. Enjoy
Anna in Sweden

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