Seven-Layer Holiday Pasta Salad

Seven-Layer Holiday Pasta Salad

Holidays beg for do-ahead food prep. Here's a colorful salad created with you in mind.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

8:30

Hrs:Mins

Makes

8

servings

2
cups uncooked farfalle (bow-tie) pasta (4 ounces)
2
cups broccoli florets
2
medium tomatoes, chopped (1 1/2 cups)
1
medium yellow bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
1/3
cup diced red onion
1
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/2
cup plain yogurt
2
tablespoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon curry powder
1 1/2
cups shredded Cheddar cheese (6 ounces)
1
tablespoon Betty Crocker® Bac~Os® bacon flavor bits or chips
2
tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley
  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Place broccoli in boiling water. Cover and cook 1 minute; drain. Immediately rinse with cold water; drain.
  2. While pasta is cooking, layer tomatoes, broccoli, bell pepper and onion in 2-quart glass serving bowl.
  3. In medium bowl, mix mayonnaise, yogurt, sugar and curry powder. Stir in pasta. Layer pasta evenly over onion in serving bowl.
  4. Sprinkle with cheese. Top with bacon bits and parsley. Cover and refrigerate at least 8 hours before serving but no longer than 24 hours.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Use star- or tree-shaped pasta, rotini or any medium shell pasta.
Success
Cooking the broccoli quickly in boiling water softens it slightly and brings out the bright green color. Pat dry with a paper towel so it maintains its crispness.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 410
    • (Calories from Fat 270),
  • Total Fat 30g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 320mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 27g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
  • Protein 11g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 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 High-Fat Meat;
    • 4 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.