Layered Summer Pasta Salad

Layer, toss and serve. What could be easier for a 30-minute, simple summer salad!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 10

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad® ranch & bacon pasta salad mix
1 1/4
cups ranch dressing
3
cups torn romaine lettuce
2
cups shredded carrots
2
cups fresh broccoli florets
2
plum (Roma) tomatoes, coarsely chopped

  • 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. In medium bowl, stir together seasoning mix and dressing. Add pasta; toss to combine.
  • 3 In 3- or 4-quart glass salad bowl or 13x9-inch glass baking dish, layer lettuce, carrots, broccoli and pasta mixture. Top with tomatoes. Serve immediately, or refrigerate.

Expert Tips

Make this salad up to 24 hours before serving.

For easy prep, purchased bags of shredded carrots, broccoli florets and romaine lettuce.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
230
(
Calories from Fat
130),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
15%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
490mg
490%;
Total Carbohydrate
20g
20%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
4g
4%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.