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Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe
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Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

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I've made this salad for years—it's a recipe from a high school friend's mom. Any time I serve a sandwich meal like hamburgers, hot dogs or sloppy joes, I have this flavorful salad alongside.—Mrs. Krista E Collins, Concord, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups uncooked tricolor spiral pasta
  • 1 cup chopped fresh broccoli florets
  • 3/4 cup chopped seeded peeled cucumber
  • 1/2 cup seeded chopped tomato
  • 1 bottle (8 ounces) ranch salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 285 calories, 17 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 317 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, broccoli, cucumber and tomato. Drizzle with salad dressing; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Ranch Pasta Salad in Quick Cooking May/June 2005, p13

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 285 calories, 17 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 317 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 6 g protein.

Reviews for Ranch Pasta Salad(18)

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Reviewed Apr. 8, 2014

Really good, I omitted the cucumbers, though, since they don't like me

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Reviewed Jul. 17, 2013

We loved this recipe! I am serving it next week for a baby shower along with the Salsa Sloppy Joes on the same page. Both are a hit in my book!

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Reviewed Feb. 8, 2013

Delicious! I added some poppy seeds just for color, and didn't have broccoli, and it was great!

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Reviewed Jul. 27, 2011

This was so simple to make! I even added carrots and real bacon pieces with a touch of Western dressing for a little zip!

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Reviewed Jul. 25, 2011

Loved this recipe. I served it with the Salsa Sloppy Joes on the same page.

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