Jen's Ranch Pasta Salad

Jen's Ranch Pasta Salad Recipe

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Jennifer Vargovich

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@Jennifer_Vargovich

You can doctor up this salad any way you like, using different cold veggies & variations on ranch dressing. It's great & a wonderful summer potluck pleaser!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Serves:
8
Prep:
1 Hr

Ingredients

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  • 1 box
    rotini pasta
  • 1 bottle
    ranch dressing
  • 1 pkg
    colby jack cheese

How to Make Jen's Ranch Pasta Salad

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  1. Ingredients:
    ~1 box rotini pasta (any kind, I prefer the tri-color or vegetable rotini)
    ~1 16 oz bottle ranch dressing (any kind, 3 cheese or with bacon works best)
    ~8 oz shredded cheese (I use colby jack, casserole blend, or cheddar)
    ~small package real bacon bits (if not using ranch w/bacon dressing)
    ~any vegetables you like (carrots, tomatoes, snow peas, etc), cut small
    ~grated Parmesan cheese, to taste

    Directions:
    ~Cook pasta according to package directions until soft.
    ~Drain, rinse with cold water until cool.
    ~Put pasta in a large serving dish. Add ranch dressing (full bottle) and stir until all pasta is coated..
    ~Add cheese, veggies & bacon bits, stir together until well-mixed.
    ~Chill in fridge for a couple hours, top with Parmesan cheese before serving.

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About Jen's Ranch Pasta Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy




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