30-Minute Ham and Pasta Salad

30-Minute Ham and Pasta Salad

Turn leftover ham into the main attraction, with plenty of fresh veggies and yummy pasta tossed with ranch dressing.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

9

servings

3
cups uncooked small shell pasta (12 oz)
2
cups Green Giant™ Steamers™ frozen sweet peas
3
cups diced cooked ham
1
cup sliced celery
1
cup chopped red bell pepper
1/2
cup dill pickle relish, drained
8
oz Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend, diced (2 cups)
3/4
cup mayonnaise
3/4
cup ranch salad dressing
1/4
cup chopped fresh chives
1/8
teaspoon pepper
  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package, adding peas during last 2 to 3 minutes of cooking time. Rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix ham, celery, bell pepper, pickle relish and cheese. In small bowl, mix remaining ingredients.
  3. Add pasta and peas to salad; stir gently to mix. Add mayonnaise mixture; toss to coat. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until serving time.
Makes 9 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
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Substitution
Any small pasta shape can be used for this salad. But instead of the shells, why not try macaroni or rotini?

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 600
    • (Calories from Fat 340),
  • Total Fat 37g
    • (Saturated Fat 10g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 65mg;
  • Sodium 1470mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 40g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 24g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 1/2 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;
    • 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.