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easy ranch pasta salad
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Easy Ranch Pasta Salad

Easy Ranch Pasta Salad with bacon, broccoli, and red pepper and a creamy delicious dressing!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pasta, pasta salad, Salad
Servings: 6


  • 12 ounces mini shells cooked according to package directions and cooled
  • 1 cup mayo
  • 1 ranch dressing seasoning packet
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • salt pepper to taste
  • 1 cup broccoli floretts chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • 6-8 slices of bacon cooked and crumbled


  • In a small bowl, combine mayo, milk and ranch reasoning packet.
  • In a large bowl, toss together cooled pasta, broccoli, red bell pepper, green onions, bacon, and mayo mixture.
  • Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cover and chill in the refrigerator for at least two hours.
  • Add in a tablespoon or two of milk right before serving if needed.