Orange Sweet & Sour Pasta Salad

nellie rickey

By
@jus4nan

I am a firm believer in making do with what you have..I was going to a summer patio party..I love pasta salad, was concerned with eggs and warm mayonaise due to the 104 degree weather lol..so I looked in my freezer and determined what I had to make a nice dressing and this is what I came up with


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Serves:

8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

1 box
elbow macaroni, cooked
2 Tbsp
hidden valley ranch powder
1
sweet onion
1 pkg
peas, frozen petite
1 pkg
corn kernels, frozen
4 stick
celery
1/2 c
cilantro, fresh
1/2
small jar of sweet pickles
1 can(s)
black olives

DRESSING

1/2 can(s)
orange juice, frozen concentrate
4 Tbsp
seasoned rice vinegar (garlic)
4 Tbsp
olive oil
1 tsp
fresh grated ginger
1/2 tsp
red pepper flakes

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Boil one box of your preferred pasta..drain well..do not rinse.add to a large bowl..sprinkle with hidden valley ranch powder..stir until coated..the spices will absorb into the noodle..set aside to finish cooling
2
chop and prep all of the vegetables..add the frozen corn and peas on top of the pasta..mix other vegetables in well
3
add all dressing ingredients to a bowl and whisk..pour over pasta..stir and let in cool for at least a hour in the fridge

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids