Zesty Potluck Pasta Salad

Zesty Potluck Pasta Salad

Love to bring home an empty bowl from potlucks? Here's a crowd-size pasta pleaser that almost guarantees an empty bowl.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

14

servings

2
boxes Betty Crocker® Suddenly Salad® classic pasta salad mix
3
cups Green Giant® Select® frozen broccoli florets
2/3
cup Italian dressing
1/3
cup cold water
2
cups cut-up cooked chicken or ham
1 1/2
cups halved grape tomatoes
  1. Empty contents of pasta pouch (from salad mix) into 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of boiling water. Gently boil uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally and adding broccoli during last 2 minutes of cooking.
  2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, stir contents of seasoning mix packet (from salad mix), the dressing and cold water until blended; set aside.
  3. Drain pasta with broccoli; rinse with cold water. Shake to drain well. Stir pasta with broccoli, chicken and tomatoes into dressing mixture. Serve immediately, or refrigerate until serving.
Makes 14 servings (1 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
Make it your own. Stir in cubed cheese, chopped red or green bell pepper or sliced ripe olives with the chicken.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 170
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 660mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 24g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 10g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.