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    * Crowd Pleaser Pasta Salad *

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    15 mins

    15 mins

    janrj123's Note:

    Always a winner-everyone asks for the recipe---it's sooo easy!! My twin sister made this pasta at every event and it serves plenty and is a very simple recipe and a big hit!

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 2 lbs bow tie pasta, cooked (Important-rinse with cold water after drained)

    In a bowl add drained pasta and the following

    • 15 cherry tomatoes, cut in half (or more)
    • 1 orange bell pepper, cut in tiny pieces
    • yellow bell pepper, cut in tiny pieces
    • cheese, cut in cubes (ex hot pepper jack and colby or montery jack)
    • sliced cucumber, halved
    • 1 (1 ounce) packet ranch dressing mix (Total of 2 envelopes-NOT dip, listed again below)
    • 2/3 ounce Italian salad dressing mix (Total of 2 envelopes-dry listed again below)
    • 1 ounce ranch dressing mix
    • 2/3 ounce Italian salad dressing mix
    • 3 tablespoons water
    • 1/2 cup oil
    • 1/4 cup vinegar (per instructions on italian packet)
    • 3 tablespoons water
    • 1/2 cup oil
    • 1/4 cup vinegar (per instructions on italian packet)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a bowl add drained pasta, tomatoes, peppers, cheese and cucumbers.
    2. 2
      In carafe mix 1 italian dressing packets prepared as directed-with 3 Tablespoons water and 1/2 cup oil.
    3. 3
      Add to carafe, 1 packet of dry ranch dressing (NOT DIP)and add to pasta salad.
    4. 4
      Put in refrigerator overnight, salad will be dry when you take out the next morning. Add another italian dressing packet prepared as directed and 1 ranch dressing packet to bowl.

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    Nutritional Facts for * Crowd Pleaser Pasta Salad *

    Serving Size: 1 (174 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 15

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 368.5
     
    Calories from Fat 155
    42%
    Total Fat 17.2 g
    26%
    Saturated Fat 2.6 g
    13%
    Cholesterol 51.0 mg
    17%
    Sodium 14.0 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 44.4 g
    14%
    Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
    9%
    Sugars 1.9 g
    7%
    Protein 8.8 g
    17%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    ranch dressing mix

    Italian salad dressing mix

    ranch dressing mix

    Italian salad dressing mix

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