Ranch Spinach Pasta Salad

Ranch Spinach Pasta Salad

Grilling tonight? Add a veggie-rich 15-minute pasta salad that gets its start from a Suddenly Salad® mix.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
box Betty Crocker® Suddenly Salad® classic pasta salad mix
1/2
cup ranch dressing
1
tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2
cups baby spinach leaves or small broccoli florets
3/4
cup grape tomatoes, halved
1/2
cup sliced cucumber, halved
1/2
cup julienne (matchstick-cut) carrots
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  1. Empty contents of pasta mix (from Suddenly Salad box) 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. In medium bowl, stir contents of seasoning mix (from Suddenly Salad box), the dressing and lemon juice until blended. Stir in pasta and remaining ingredients. Cover; refrigerate until ready to serve. Store any remaining salad covered in the refrigerator.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
Make it a dinner salad. Just stir in 1 1/2 cups cut-up cooked chicken or ham.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 220
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 830mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 28g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 5g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 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 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.