Pasta Salad is Always a Hit
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It doesn't have to be hot to enjoy this salad
Recipe type: Main
Serves: 6-8 servings
  • 16 Ounce box Rotini noodles
  • 2 Roma tomatoes (seeded and diced)
  • 2 Cup chopped broccoli florets
  • 2 Packages Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing Mix
  • 16 Ounces sour cream
  • ¼ Cup plus 2 tablespoons milk
  • 5 Ounces cooked bacon pieces
  1. Begin this salad by cooking a 16 ounce box of Rotini noodles according to the package directions.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, seed and dice two Roma tomatoes and chop up broccoli florets making 2 cups. In a small bowl mix two packages of Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing Mix with 16 ounces of sour cream and ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons of milk. Mix well until completely smooth.
  3. When the pasta is done, drain, rinse with cold water, drain again and place in a large bowl. Add the chopped tomatoes, chopped broccoli and 5 ounces of cooked bacon pieces. Pour over the prepared dressing mix and combine well.
  4. The pasta salad can be served immediately while still warm or refrigerated. It stores well in the refrigerator for several days when kept in an airtight container.
Recipe by The Surprised Gourmet at