Creamy Fiesta Pasta Salad
1 box (16 oz.) bow tie or twist pasta
1 bottle Ranch Dressing
1 pint grape or cherry tomatoes, halved
1 medium cucumber, seeded and chopped (about 1 cup)
1 medium avocado, peeled and cut into chunks (optional)
1/2 cup chopped green or red bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1. Cook bow ties according to package directions; drain and rinse with cold
water until completely cool.
2. In large bowl, toss all ingredients. Season, if desired, with salt and
ground black pepper; cover and chill.
*Also terrific with Garlic or Italian Dressing.
Yields: 10 side-dish servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes