Pasta Salad with Ranch Dressing

by Cookie
Pasta Salad with Ranch Dressing Recipe

Pasta salad with an easy ranch dressing is simple to make and tasty to enjoy. A bowl of healthiness and deliciousness to savor on a daily basis.

Pasta salad is one of the easiest recipes to make on a busy day.

One of the perfect side dishes on hot days when you want to enjoy a bowl of delicacy, but not too heavy.

An easy pasta salad recipe made ahead to be savored for some days.

Pasta Salad with Ranch Dressing Recipe This pasta salad recipe will be not so delicious if the no-mayo dressing. An easy ranch dressing made with yogurt, a lot of powders, and spices to create an unbelievable long-lasting taste. Try this version and skip mayo to feel another kind of yummy taste.

You can also check some of my popular pasta salads such as Creamy Tuna Pasta Salad, Chickpea Avocado Pasta Salad, Strawberry Pasta Salad, Shrimp Pasta Salad, and other pasta salad recipes with different add-ins and flavors.

What kind of pasta?

Pasta Salad with Ranch Dressing I have used rotini/penne pasta as I had an opened box, but here you can use any small-size pasta as it will suit you better.

For example, spaghetti will not be a good option for this salad.

How to make ranch dressing:

For this creamy and tangy dressing, without mayo, you will need the following ingredients:

Ranch dressing

  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • Garlic powder
  • Dried dill or fresh one
  • Dried parsley or fresh one
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard

Take a bowl and mix all ingredients and adjust after taste. Adjust spices to your liking.

How to make pasta salad with ranch dressing?

Making this simple side dish is easy and quick. Ten minutes and your pasta salad with a delicious dressing will be ready to enjoy.

Pasta Salad with Ranch Dressing Recipe

What do you need:

  • 1 cup pasta
  • Diced celery stalks
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Parsley
  • Black olives
  • ½ cup chickpeas
  • cucumber

Take a saucepan and, in the boiling water, add a pinch of salt, followed by pasta.

Pasta Salad with Ranch Dressing Cook al dente.

Chop the veggies and set them aside.

Strain pasta and add pasta to a big bowl.

Add the veggies and pour the dressing.

Pasta Salad with Ranch Dressing Recipe

Can you store pasta salad?

You can store this simple and yummy pasta salad for up to 5 days in the fridge.

You can adjust the dressing when you serve it if you feel it is too dry and tough.

Pasta Salad with Ranch Dressing Recipe

Pasta Salad with Ranch Dressing

Cookie
Pasta salad with an easy ranch dressing is simple to make and tasty to enjoy.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Calories 822 kcal

Equipment

  • Saucepan

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup pasta
  • 2 celery stalks
  • cherry tomatoes
  • parsley
  • black olives
  • 1/2 cup chickpeas
  • cucumber

for the Ranch Dressing:

  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • dried dill
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard

Instructions
 

  • Take a saucepan and, in the boiling water, add a pinch of salt, followed by pasta.
  • Cook al dente.
  • Chop the veggies and set them aside.
  • Strain pasta and add pasta to a big bowl.
  • Take a small bowl and mix all ingredients for the ranch sauce.
  • Add the veggies and pour the dressing.
  • Mix gently and enjoy.

Nutrition

Sodium: 2456mgCalcium: 220mgVitamin C: 2mgVitamin A: 194IUSugar: 12gFiber: 9gPotassium: 654mgCholesterol: 16mgCalories: 822kcalMonounsaturated Fat: 32gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 9gFat: 49gProtein: 20gCarbohydrates: 77gIron: 4mg
Keyword Pasta salad, pasta salad recipe, ranch dressing
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