Pasta salad with bacon and ranch salad dressing.

Suddenly Salad Ranch Bacon Salad

You can make Suddenly Salad Ranch Bacon Salad at home.  This is a great knock-off recipe - in fact, it’s even better than the box!

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Pasta Salad, Suddenly Salad Ranch Bacon Salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 303 kcal


  • 2 cups dry shell pasta
  • 8 ounces green peas
  • 2/3 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1 packet Hidden Valley Ranch ranch dressing mix
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 2 tablespoons bacon bits
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder


  1. Bring water to a rolling boil in a saucepan. Add shell pasta and carrot shreds, allow them to boil, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Drain into a strainer and rinse under cold water.

  2.  In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the peas, the entire packet of ranch dressing mix, bacon bits, onion powder, and mayonnaise. Add pasta and carrots. Stir together until everything is coated with mayo-seasoning mixture. Chill and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Suddenly Salad Ranch Bacon Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 303 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19g 29%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 563mg 23%
Potassium 182mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 3g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 41.7%
Vitamin C 19.1%
Calcium 1.9%
Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.