Creamy Black and Blue Pasta Salad

Creamy Black and Blue Pasta Salad

The flavors of blue cheese and steak come together in this creamy pasta salad - a delicious dinner made using Betty Crocker® Suddenly Salad® ranch and bacon salad mix.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:25

Hr:Mins

Makes

4

servings

1
box (7.5 oz) Betty Crocker® Suddenly Salad® ranch and bacon salad mix
1/3
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4
cup sour cream
2
oz blue cheese, crumbled (1/2 cup)
1
tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1
cup grape tomatoes, cut in half
1
red bell pepper, chopped
1/4
cup finely chopped red onion
1
package (6 oz) refrigerated seasoned steak strips, chopped
1
bag (6 oz) fresh baby spinach leaves
  1. Fill 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of water; heat to boiling. Add Pasta. Gently boil, uncovered, 12 minutes, stirring occasionally; drain. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine Seasoning mix from packet, mayonnaise, sour cream, blue cheese and lemon juice. Stir in remaining ingredients except spinach. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  3. Just before serving, place 2 cups of the spinach on each of 4 plates; divide pasta salad evenly over spinach.
Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 540
    • (Calories from Fat 240),
  • Total Fat 27g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 65mg;
  • Sodium 950mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 48g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 28g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 3 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.