Sunny Broccoli Pasta Salad

Toss together this delicious broccoli and pasta salad faster than you can stop for deli salad.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad® ranch & bacon pasta salad mix
1
cup mayonnaise
2
tablespoons sugar
2
tablespoons cider vinegar
4
cups small fresh broccoli florets
1/4
cup chopped red onion
1/2
cup raisins
1/2
cup sunflower nuts

  • 1 Empty Pasta mix 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 large bowl, stir together seasoning mix, mayonnaise, sugar and vinegar. Stir in pasta, broccoli, onion, raisins and sunflower nuts. Serve immediately, or refrigerate.

Expert Tips

Make this salad up to 24 hours before serving.

For a leaner summer salad, use reduced-fat or fat-free mayonnaise.

Purchase pre-cut broccoli in bags from the produce section.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
420
(
Calories from Fat
240),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
27g
27%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
380mg
380%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
12g
12%
),
Protein
8g
8%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
70%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.