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Easy Eats: Refreshing Salad

July 27, 2014

Here’s a refreshing summer pasta salad with cucumbers, colby jack cheese, peas, and cucumber ranch dressing.

As seen on Twin Cities Live, submitted by viewer Crystal J. of Rochester, MN!

SERVES: 4refreshing salad
PREP TIME: 20 Minutes

4 oz. Cooked and drained macaroni
1/4 c sour cream
1/4 c. Miracle Whip
1/4 c. cucumber ranch salad dressing
1/8 c. minced onion
1/4 c. diced/shredded colby jack cheese
1/4 c. drained canned peas
2 med. Cucumbers, peeled and diced
pepper to taste


Step 1: Mix together sour cream and salad dressings, add pepper

Step 2: Combine pasta with diced cheese, onion, diced cucumber

Step 3: Stir in dressing mixture and fold together

Step 4: Add canned peas

Step 5: Chill one hour before serving

Step 6: Stir in a few tablespoons of ranch dressing before serving

Recipe courtesy of Twin Cities Live.

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