Ranch pasta salad
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips
Colourful ranch pasta salad is packed with flavour, made with pancetta, corn and herby mayo dressing but still comes in at just 280 calories per serving. It's a filling salad, perfect as a BBQ side or as packed lunch.
- 100ml buttermilk
- 1tbsp soured cream
- 1tbsp mayonnaise
- 1tbsp chopped parsley, chives, tarragon or dill 1tsp vinegar or lemon juice
- 1 garlic clove, grated
- 2 corn on the cob
- 1tsp oil
- 120g cubed pancetta
- 250g pasta, cooked
- 3 spring onions, chopped
Leftover chicken from your roast dinner? Serve it cold on top of this delicious salad.
- In a bowl, mix together the buttermilk, soured cream, mayo, herbs, vinegar and garlic.
- Meanwhile, fry the corn in the oil, until charred on all sides. Set aside to cool. Add the pancetta to the pan and fry until crisp. Drain on absorbent kitchen paper.
- To serve, slice the corn from the cob and mix together with the pasta, pancetta, spring onion and herby dressing.
Nutritional information per portion
- Calories 280(kcal)
- Fat 10.0g
- Saturates 3.0g
This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.
Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.