Quick + Easy

Hold on to your salad tongs and get ready for a flavor fiesta like no other with this Ranch Pasta Salad! THE summer recipe that’s about to rock your taste buds with a wild combination of creamy ranch dressing, twirly pasta, and a medley of colorful veggies.

You’ll be surprised when you see that this recipe calls for almost all of the staples of a classic salad, with a few minor exceptions.

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Easy And Delicious

Can I use any type of pasta for a pasta salad? Yes, you can use various types of pasta for a pasta salad. The choice of pasta depends on your personal preference and the desired texture of the salad. Short pasta shapes like rotini, fusilli, penne, or farfalle work well as they can hold the dressing and other ingredients. What kind of vegetables can I add to a ranch pasta salad? When it comes to adding vegetables to a ranch pasta salad, the possibilities are practically endless. Here are some popular options to consider: cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, red onion, sliced or grated carrots, broccoli, peas, and olives. You might even consider adding shredded cheddar cheese!


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Tasty + Filling

Boy, oh boy, am I glad the teen requested this one. It is SO DANG GOOD. This cold pasta dish delivers a harmonious blend of flavors. The creamy and tangy ranch dressing infuses the pasta, creating a rich and savory base, and the combination of cool, crisp vegetables adds a refreshing crunch, while the herbs and seasonings in the dressing provide an extra layer of zing.

"Picky eater approved. Our new salad of summer."