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Suddenly Salad: Ranch Spinach Pasta Salad

Posted by on May. 9, 2012 at 12:33 PM
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Ranch Spinach Pasta Salad from the Betty Crocker site shows us how to dress up a box of Suddenly Salad.

Ranch Spinach Pasta Salad

You Need:


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

To Make:

  • 1Empty 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.
  • 2Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Shake to drain well.
  • 3In 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. Store any remaining salad covered in the refrigerator.

Tips:

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

Serves: 6

by on May. 9, 2012 at 12:33 PM
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imadekyle
by Gold Member on May. 9, 2012 at 12:35 PM
Yum yum yum! Got make this :)
VanBurren
by Beth on May. 9, 2012 at 1:02 PM

 Sounds wonderful.....very refreshing!  I think I may saute up some spicy chicken and toss that in, too.

MissyB1011
by on May. 9, 2012 at 1:03 PM

Thanks for sharing this. I've used Suddenly Salads before, but I've never dressed them up.

snuggiewoogie
by on May. 9, 2012 at 1:03 PM
1 mom liked this

 Mandee this is a keeper. I think I might try this one :)

MamaMandee
by Mandee on May. 9, 2012 at 1:04 PM
1 mom liked this

Your Welcome! I like adding to them when I use them. 

Quoting MissyB1011:

Thanks for sharing this. I've used Suddenly Salads before, but I've never dressed them up.


GraceHudson
by on May. 9, 2012 at 1:05 PM
yum


MamaMandee
by Mandee on May. 9, 2012 at 1:05 PM

Great Idea! 

Quoting VanBurren:

 Sounds wonderful.....very refreshing!  I think I may saute up some spicy chicken and toss that in, too.


amyjane22
by Amy on May. 9, 2012 at 1:39 PM

That sounds so good!

OliviasMommy611
by Brittney on May. 9, 2012 at 1:49 PM
Awesome
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6kidz6grandkidz
by Member on May. 9, 2012 at 5:22 PM

Oh Yes!!! Love SS

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