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Southwest Chicken Ranch Pasta Salad

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Southwest Chicken Ranch Pasta Salad
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 4
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Dinner ready in just 25 minutes! Try this chicken ranch pasta salad made using Betty Crocker® Suddenly Salad® ranch and bacon salad mix. Throw in Southwestern flavors with corn.
Updated Oct 18, 2016

Ingredients

  • 1 box (7.5 oz) Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad® ranch and bacon salad mix
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1 package (6 oz) refrigerated cooked fajita chicken breast strips, coarsely chopped
  • 1 can (11 oz) Southwestern style corn, drained
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 4 oz pepper Jack cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (1 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves, if desired

Steps

  • 1
    Fill 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of water; heat to boiling. Add Pasta. Gently boil, uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally; drain. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well.
  • 2
    In small bowl, combine Seasoning mix from packet and mayonnaise. In large bowl, gently toss seasoning mixture, chicken, corn, tomatoes and cheese until mixed; stir in cooked pasta. Top with cilantro, if desired.

Nutrition

610 Calories, 33g Total Fat, 23g Protein, 54g Total Carbohydrate, 9g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
610
Calories from Fat
300
Total Fat
33g
51%
Saturated Fat
8g
42%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
65mg
21%
Sodium
1070mg
45%
Potassium
260mg
8%
Total Carbohydrate
54g
18%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
9g
Protein
23g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%
45%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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