Layered Curry Pasta Salad

Take a taste adventure with a touch of curry in a deliciously layered, 30-minute pasta salad.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 11

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad® ranch & bacon pasta salad mix
3
cups torn salad greens
2
cups shredded carrots
2
cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen sweet peas, cooked, drained
2
medium tomatoes, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1 1/2
cups mayonnaise
1
teaspoon curry powder
1/2
cup sliced almonds, toasted

  • 1 Empty Pasta mix into 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of boiling water. Gently boil uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Shake to drain well.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in 4-quart glass salad bowl or 13x9-inch glass baking dish, layer salad greens, carrots, peas and tomatoes.
  • 4 In large bowl, stir together seasoning mix, mayonnaise and curry powder; stir in pasta. Spread pasta mixture over vegetables in salad bowl. Just before serving, sprinkle with almonds. Serve immediately, or refrigerate up to 2 hours before serving.

Expert Tips

To toast almonds, sprinkle in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until almonds begin to brown, then stirring constantly until they are light brown.

For a leaner summer salad, use reduced-fat or fat-free mayonnaise.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
240),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
26%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
360mg
360%;
Total Carbohydrate
22g
22%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.