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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!

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  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

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

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 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.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

No Spicy Ranch dressing in your fridge? Just add about 1/4 teaspoon chili powder to the regular ranch dressing.

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.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
840mg
840%;
Total Carbohydrate
34g
34%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
45%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
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.
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