Ranch Pasta Salad


Pasta salad with ranch dressing for the ranch lovers. Use festive pasta for special holidays or events.

6 servings


  • 16 ounces pasta

  • 1 (6 ounce) can black olives, drained and chopped

  • 1 (5 ounce) jar stuffed green olives, sliced

  • 8 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 8 ounces shredded Monterey Jack cheese

  • 2 ½ tablespoons bacon bits

  • 1 (16 ounce) bottle ranch-style salad dressing

  • ½ cup chopped green onions

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and reserve.

  2. In a large bowl, combine black olives, green olives, Cheddar cheese, Monterey Jack cheese, bacon bits, dressing, onion, ground black pepper and pasta; mix well.

  3. Cover bowl, refrigerate to chill for one hour, and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

959 Calories
72g Fat
48g Carbs
30g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 959
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 72g 92%
Saturated Fat 23g 113%
Cholesterol 151mg 50%
Sodium 2019mg 88%
Total Carbohydrate 48g 17%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 30g
Vitamin C 5mg 24%
Calcium 632mg 49%
Iron 5mg 26%
Potassium 282mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.