side dishes

Ranch Spinach Pasta Salad

Ranch Spinach Pasta Salad

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

  1. 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.
  2. 2Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Shake to drain well.
  3. 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.
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