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Yummy Pasta Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Yummy Pasta Salad

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"This recipe uses salad dressing to add flare to an ordinary pasta salad. It's great hot or cold and makes wonderful leftovers... if you manage to have any!"

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add rotini pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. In a skillet over medium heat, place the cubed chicken and dab with ranch dressing. Pour enough Italian dressing into the skillet to cover the bottom of the pan. Cook the chicken until it is nice and brown.
  3. Mix together pasta, chicken, black olives and Italian dressing (to taste). Serve hot or cold.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • COOK 20 mins
  • READY IN 30 mins
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Jan 06, 2004

Interesting, but we didn't really care for the addition of the Ranch. It seemed to compete with the Italian dressing. Also added lots of extras like cheese, veggies, and ham.

 
May 05, 2005

I'm not sure I see the point of the ranch dressing, but as a cold pasta salad it is good without the ranch. Just cook the pasta and chicken and combine with the olives and Italian dressing and let marinate and chill.

 

6 Ratings

May 05, 2005

It was good, but I didn't care for all the italian dressing. I'm thinking about using more ranch dressing and less italian the next time I make this.

 
Aug 03, 2008

tHIS WAS GREAT!!

 
Jul 13, 2011

Tasty! Admittedly, I did do this a bit differently because I didn't even bother reading the directions until after I had already made it. I knew I wanted to serve it as a cold salad, so I cooked the pasta, grilled the chicken, combined everything (added tomatoes & cucumber), and then chilled. Yum :)

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 726 kcal
  • 36%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 48.4 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol
  • 70 mg
  • 23%
  • Fat
  • 44.6 g
  • 69%
  • Fiber
  • 2.6 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 33.6 g
  • 67%
  • Sodium
  • 2318 mg
  • 93%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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