Garden Shell Pasta Salad
CATEGORIES
INGREDIENTS
  • Servings: 6-8
  • 1 cup uncooked small pasta shells
  • 3/4 cup fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 small carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup cubed American cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/4 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup sunflower kernels
  • 1 hard-cooked egg, peeled and chopped
  • **I added green peas
  • Dressing:
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise OR Miracle Whip Salad Dressing
  • 1/4 cup prepared Ranch salad dressing
  • 3 TB milk
  • 2 TB red wine vinegar
  • 1 TB dried minced onion
  • 1/2 tsp. seasoned salt
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. dried parsley flakes
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon prepared mustard
DIRECTIONS
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, broccoli, carrot, cheese, cucumber, celery, sunflower kernels and egg.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the dressing ingredients.
  4. Pour over salad and toss to coat.
  5. Serve immediately.