Ranch Pasta Salad

Prep Time 35 min
Cook Time 8 min
Serves 8



  • 1 cup mayonnaise 
  • 1 cup Oak Farms buttermilk
  • 1 (1-ounce) packet ranch dip and salad dressing mix 


  • 1 cup uncooked dried small pasta shells 
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed 
  • 8 ounces (2 cups) sharp cheddar cheese, cut into small cubes 
  • 4 slices cooked bacon, chopped 
  • Salt and pepper

How to

  1. In medium bowl whisk together all dressing ingredients.  Cover; refrigerate 30 minutes. 
  2. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions.   Drain; cool.   
  3. In large serving bowl combine cooled pasta, peas, cheese and bacon.  Add ½ cup dressing.  Toss until all ingredients are well coated, adding additional dressing if needed.  Salt and pepper to taste. 

Recipe and image provided by Half & Half magazine.