Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe
Staff Writer

Taste of Home

Serve this pasta salad alongside a sandwich, hamburgers, hot dogs, or sloppy joes.

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8
Servings
335
Calories Per Serving
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Ingredients

  • 3  Cups  uncooked tricolor spiral pasta
  • 1  Cup  chopped fresh broccoli florets
  • 3/4  Cups  chopped seeded peeled cucumber
  • 1/2  Cup  seeded chopped tomato
  • 8-ounce bottle ranch salad dressing
  • 1/2  Cup  shredded Parmesan Cheese

Directions

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
7%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
9mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
58g
45%
Protein
16g
35%
Vitamin A, RAE
47µg
7%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
17mg
23%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
23µg
26%
Calcium, Ca
193mg
19%
Choline, total
20mg
5%
Fiber, total dietary
10g
40%
Folate, total
107µg
27%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
86mg
27%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
7mg
50%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
303mg
43%
Selenium, Se
61µg
100%
Sodium, Na
229mg
15%
Water
62g
2%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Pasta Salad Shopping Tip

Italian food is about simplicity and letting the ingredients shine. So make sure you get ingredients that are great quality and flavor. Farmers markets and specialty stores will have great produce and products. Just be sure to have some great olive oil.

Pasta Salad Cooking Tip

Unlike other highly regarded cuisines, Italian cooking is usually simple to make with many dishes having only 4 to 8 ingredients. Italian cooks rely chiefly on the quality of the ingredients rather than on elaborate preparation.