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Chicken-Taco-Ranch Pasta Salad

  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 18 min
  • Servings 6

Dress up a box of Suddenly Pasta Salad™ with fun southwestern flavors like taco-seasoned chicken, chopped green chiles and cheesy tortilla chips for a potluck pasta salad everyone will love! MORE + LESS -

Karly Campbell Karly Campbell
September 20, 2016


box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Pasta Salad™ Southwest style ranch pasta salad
1 1/2
cups chopped cooked chicken
tablespoon Old El Paso™ original taco seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
Milk and mayonnaise called for on pasta salad box
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso™ chopped green chiles
cup Doritos™ Nacho Cheese Flavored Tortilla Chips, slightly crushed


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  • 1
    Cook, rinse and drain pasta as directed on box. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, toss chicken with taco seasoning mix to coat.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix seasoning from box, milk and mayonnaise. Add pasta, seasoned chicken and chiles. Stir well to combine.
  • 3
    Refrigerate, or serve immediately. Just before serving, stir in tortilla chips.

Expert Tips

  • Stirring in the tortilla chips just before serving ensures that they stay nice and crunchy!
  • The corn chips that come in the box can be saved for another use or can be used instead of the nacho cheese tortilla chips called for in the recipe.

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