Cold Pasta Primavera Salad from Hidden Valley®


Rotini pasta and vegetables are tossed with ranch dressing in this cold pasta primavera salad that is perfect for picnics and potlucks.

Prep Time:
40 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
4 servings


  • ½ (1 ounce) packet Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Salad Dressing & Seasoning Mix

  • ½ cup milk

  • ½ cup mayonnaise

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil or vegetable oil

  • 2 zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch slices

  • 1 cup frozen broccoli florets, steamed

  • 1 red bell pepper or green bell pepper, cut into small chunks

  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 4 medium radishes, thinly sliced

  • 3 green onions, chopped

  • 1 (16 ounce) package rotini (corkscrew) pasta

  • 2 tablespoons drained capers (Optional)


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse with cool water and drain. Combine Hidden Valley® Original Ranch Salad® Dressing & Seasoning Mix with milk and mayonnaise in a bowl, creating 1 cup dressing.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk the dressing together with the oil until emulsified.

  3. In a large bowl, add the pasta and the remaining ingredients.

  4. Add the dressing and toss until well coated.

  5. Chill covered for 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

764 Calories
35g Fat
96g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 764
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 35g 44%
Saturated Fat 5g 27%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 342mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 96g 35%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 79mg 394%
Calcium 96mg 7%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 718mg 15%

* 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.