Southwest Chicken Ranch Pasta Salad

Looking for a Southwestern style dinner? Then check out this cheesy chicken and veggies salad made using Suddenly Salad® ranch and bacon salad mix and Green Giant® SteamCrisp® corn, in just 25 minutes!

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
box (7.5 oz) Betty Crocker® Suddenly Salad® ranch and bacon salad mix
1/2
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
package (6 oz) refrigerated cooked fajita chicken breast strips, coarsely chopped
1
can (11 oz) Green Giant® SteamCrisp® Southwestern Style corn, drained
1
cup halved cherry tomatoes
4
oz pepper Jack cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (1 cup)
2
tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves, if desired
  • 1 Fill 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of water; heat to boiling. Add Pasta. Gently boil, uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally; drain. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine Seasoning mix from packet and mayonnaise. In large bowl, gently toss seasoning mixture, chicken, corn, tomatoes and cheese until mixed; stir in cooked pasta. Top with cilantro, if desired.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    610
    (
    Calories from Fat
    300),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    33g
    33%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    65mg
    65%;
    Sodium
    1070mg
    1070%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    54g
    54%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    9g
    9%
    ),
    Protein
    23g
    23%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    45%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 5 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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