Southwestern Ranch Pasta Salad

Southwestern Ranch Pasta Salad

Whipping up a great pasta salad while the meat is grilling is easy with Suddenly Salad. Just toss in your favorite veggies, stir and voilà!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
box Betty Crocker® Suddenly Salad® classic pasta salad mix
1
cup Green Giant™ Steamers™Niblets® frozen corn
1/2
cup spicy ranch or regular ranch dressing
1
tablespoon lime juice
1 1/2
cups small broccoli florets
1
cup grape tomatoes, halved
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
Tortilla chips, if desired
  1. Empty Pasta mix into 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of boiling water. Gently boil uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, adding corn during last 2 minutes of cooking.
  2. Drain pasta and corn; rinse with cold water. Shake to drain well.
  3. Im medium bowl, stir together seasoning mix, dressing and lime juice. Stir in pasta with corn and remaining ingredients except tortilla chips. Serve salad with tortilla chips. Serve immediately, or refrigerate.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
No Spicy Ranch dressing in your fridge? Just add about 1/4 teaspoon chili powder to the regular ranch dressing.
Special Touch
Toss it in! Stir 1 1/2 cups cut-up cooked chicken or ham or 1/2 cup Progresso® canned black beans (drained and rinsed) or shredded cheese into finished salad.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 270
    • (Calories from Fat 110),
  • Total Fat 12g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 840mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 34g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 6g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 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;
    • 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.