Creamy Ranch Pasta Salad

Need a potluck pleaser? Here's one that's ready in minutes, and there's enough to feed a crowd.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 16

Ingredients

2
packages Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad® ranch & bacon pasta salad mix
1
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
tablespoons Dijon mustard
8
medium green onions, chopped (1/2 cup)
2
medium stalks celery, thinly sliced (1 cup)
6
hard-cooked eggs, coarsely chopped
1
hard-cooked egg, sliced, if desired
Paprika, if desired

  • 1 Empty Pasta mix into 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of boiling water. Gently boil uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Shake to drain well.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir together seasoning mixes (from salad mix), mayonnaise, mustard, onions and celery. Stir in pasta and chopped eggs until evenly coated. Garnish with hard-cooked egg slices and paprika.

Expert Tips

For foolproof hard-cooked eggs, place eggs in a medium saucepan and cover with cold water (at least 1 inch above eggs). Heat water to boiling; remove from heat. Cover and let stand 20 minutes. Immediately cool in cold water.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
90mg
90%;
Sodium
370mg
370%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
7g
7%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.