Pepperoni-Pasta Salad

When you add pepperoni to Suddenly Salad® mix, you add fun and variety.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad® Caesar pasta salad mix
1/4
cup cold water
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
cups Green Giant™ Select® frozen broccoli florets, thawed, drained
1
package (3 1/4 oz) sliced pepperoni, cut in half (1 cup)
1
medium tomato, coarsely chopped (3/4 cup)
1
jar (2.5 oz) Green Giant™ sliced mushrooms, drained
  • 1 Empty Pasta mix into 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of boiling water. Gently boil uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 In large bowl, stir together Seasoning mix, oil and cold water; set aside.
  • 3 Drain pasta; rinse with cool water. Shake to drain well. Stir pasta and remaining ingredients into seasoning mixture. Serve immediately, or refrigerate until serving.

Expert Tips

Rinsing hot cooked pasta with cool water keeps the pasta from cooking further and losing texture and helps cool it for serving immediately.

If you buy a larger package of pepperoni, you’ll have plenty left to use with another pasta salad mix flavor!

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
410
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22g
22%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
1100mg
1100%;
Total Carbohydrate
42g
42%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
5g
5%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.