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Catelli Bistro California Cobb Penne Salad

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars
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"Perfect for potlucks, this crowd-pleasing pasta twist on a classic Cobb salad with zesty ranch dressing, crispy bacon and creamy avocado is both hearty and satisfying."
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1 h 20 m servings 626 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Cook penne according to package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water; transfer to large bowl.
  2. Toss cold pasta with tomatoes, ranch dressing, Cheddar cheese, onion, red pepper, dill, salt and pepper. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour or up to 4 hours.
  3. Toss pasta salad with lettuce, avocado and bacon just before serving. Serve with chicken and hard-cooked eggs arranged on top.


  • Tips:
  • Substitute grilled shrimp for chicken, if desired.
  • If you like blue cheese, substitute creamy blue cheese dressing for the ranch dressing.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 626 calories; 31.6 g fat; 40.8 g carbohydrates; 44.9 g protein; 187 mg cholesterol; 565 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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