Ranch Spinach Pasta Salad

Grilling tonight? Add a veggie-rich 15-minute pasta salad to your menu.

Yield

6 servings

Ingredients

1 box Betty Crocker® Suddenly Salad® classic pasta salad mix
1/2 cup Hidden Valley® The Original Ranch® dressing
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 cups baby spinach leaves or small broccoli florets
3/4 cup grape tomatoes, halved
1/2 cup sliced cucumber, halved
1/2 cup julienne (matchstick-cut) carrots
2 tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves

Directions

Empty contents of pasta mix (from Suddenly Salad box) into 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of boiling water. Gently boil uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Shake to drain well.

In medium bowl, stir contents of seasoning mix (from Suddenly Salad box), the dressing and lemon juice until blended. Stir in pasta and remaining ingredients. Cover; refrigerate until ready to serve.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 15 minutes

Additional Information

Make it a dinner salad. Just stir in 1 1/2 cups cut-up cooked chicken or ham.

Storage

Store any remaining salad covered in the refrigerator.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving: Calories 220 (Calories from Fat 90), Total Fat 10 g (Saturated Fat 1 g, Trans Fat 0 g), Cholesterol 5 mg; Sodium 830 mg; Total Carbohydrate 28 g (Dietary Fiber 2 g, Sugars 5 g), Protein 5 g; Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 2

Recipe Courtesy Of

Betty Crocker

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