Incredibly easy and insanely delicious: This BLT macaroni salad is entirelly vegan, gluten free and made with no mayo. It’s an amazing dinner, lunch or perfect for potlucks, get togethers, parties. Also a great dairy free alternative for work lunch, meal prep and a winning combo for a bbq side dish. The ultimate comfort food super easy to make with all the best flavors just for come and try it now. #vegan #glutenfree #vegetarian #dairyfree #contentednesscooking #blt #pasta #salad #potluck #mealprep #worklunch #easyfood #Bbqsidedishes #budgetfriendly

BLT Macaroni Salad

  • Author: Contentedness Cooking
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Dinner, Lunch, Pasta
  • Method: Cooking
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten Free, Italian


This stunningly delicious BLT Macaroni Salad is entirely vegan and gluten free. With a vegan bacon made from tempeh, it’s a winning combination for everyone.



  • 1 lb macaroni (I used gf)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in halves
  • 2 handful spinach, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup tempeh, cut into small cubes
  • 2 tsp liquid smoke
  • 1 batch Roasted Garlic Vegan Parmesan Salad Dressing, prepared
  • salt, pepper to taste


  1. Cook your macaroni according the package directions. This will vary a bit based on the used brand. Let it cool or chill with cold water.
  2. Prepare the dressing.
  3. Next, combine the pasta, cherry tomatoes, spinach, and vegan bacon in a big bowl mix with the dressing. Divide into plates or bowls, enjoy.


  • Serving Size: 2.5 cups
  • Calories: 360
  • Sugar: 3
  • Sodium: 9
  • Fat: 11
  • Saturated Fat: 2
  • Unsaturated Fat: 7
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 51
  • Fiber: 3
  • Protein: 15
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: pasta, salad, BLT, vegan, gluten free, vegan bacon, meal prep