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Red, White, & Blueberry Pasta Salad – Plus a Suddenly Salad Giveaway #sponsored #MyBlogSpark

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: June 30, 2013 | Categories: Baking and Cooking, Food, Giveaways, Recipes

This delicious pasta salad post has been brought to you by General Mills and MyBlogSpark….

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I eat lots of salads in the summer. It’s too hot to do much cooking, and I don’t like heavy meals in the summertime. I’m also very busy, and like quick, easy meals.

So I love Suddenly Salad. I can make a light side salad to go along with a meal or as a hearty complete meal in and of itself. They have so many varieties to choose from, not to mention you can add your own ingredients to change it up.

Suddenly salad

The other day I tried the Red, White, & Blueberry Pasta Salad from the Betty Crocker site:

Red, White, & Blueberry Pasta Salad
Recipe Type: Salad
Author: From the Betty Crocker Site
Prep time: 20 mins
Cook time: 50 mins
Total time: 1 hour 10 mins
Serves: 6
A delicious summer salad perfect for the 4th of July.
Ingredients
  • 1 box Betty Crocker® Suddenly Salad® classic pasta salad mix
  • Water and vegetable oil called for salad mix box
  • 1 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
Instructions
  1. Make pasta salad as directed on box.
  2. Stir in bell pepper and blueberries.
  3. Sprinkle with feta cheese.
  4. Refrigerate 30 minutes before serving.
  5. Cover and refrigerate any remaining salad.

Red White Blueberry Pasta Salad

Red, White, & Blueberry Pasta Salad

It was delicious and made a great lunch. I’m looking forward to trying new ways to try the Suddenly Salads this summer. I do plan on making the Red, White, & Blueberry Pasta Salad to take to my m-i-l’s on July 4th.

Do you have a favorite Suddenly Salad mix recipe?

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Disclosure: The information and prize pack have been provided by General Mills through MyBlogSpark. I received the same prize pack for my participation, but all opinions are 100% my own and may differ from yours. I will only endorse companies, products and services that I believe, based on my own experiences, are worthy of endorsement.

 

52 Responses to Red, White, & Blueberry Pasta Salad – Plus a Suddenly Salad Giveaway #sponsored #MyBlogSpark

  1. Fresh tomatoes and bacon 🙂

  2. Tina says:

    I like to add bacon bits.

  3. Maggie Wallace says:

    Cottage cheese!

  4. Krystal V. says:

    looks delicious!!

  5. Joni Mason says:

    Onions, I put them in everything…almost..lol

  6. jennifer wexler says:

    i like to add bacon and tomatoes

  7. Jenny says:

    I like adding pepperoni, cheese, pickles, and green peppers to mine

  8. I must add green onions and cilantro to everything!

  9. Ellen Casper says:

    Tomatoes and tuna

  10. Not sure I would have ever thought to mix pasta and blueberries!

  11. Heather Hayes Panjon says:

    Shredded Cheese And Green Onions!

  12. Jo says:

    bacon and tomatoes

  13. Andrea D. says:

    I love adding cherry tomatoes and sometimes pepperoni.

  14. Julie W. says:

    I like to add Chicken and olives!

  15. jeanette sheets says:

    grilled chicken and ranch dressing

  16. Deb K says:

    Cheese and Onions!

  17. Kathy S says:

    Chopped cucumbers

  18. veronica lee says:

    I usually add fried bacon bits, smoked ham, croutons and sometimes toasted sesame seeds.

  19. kymi a says:

    My favorite to add in would be cucumbers, olives & feta cheese.

  20. Jim Lipscomb says:

    I like to add real bacon and tomato.

  21. Stephanie says:

    I add in olives!

  22. shana vaughn says:

    Feta cheese!

  23. Wild Orchid says:

    black olives!

    Entered the rafflecopter as “Wild orchid”

    Thanks for the chance to win!
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  24. Catherine says:

    Sharp cheddar cheese.

  25. cyndi br says:

    bacon and cheese

  26. Denise says:

    I like to add nuts. Thanks!

  27. Sherrie C. says:

    Grilled shrimp, tomato’s, cucumber, fresh ground pepper, and feta cheese

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  28. Bud L says:

    Olives and feta

  29. Lisa Evanoff says:

    Green onions and cucumbers!

  30. Beth Dunlavy Hoppe says:

    lots of veggies!!

  31. barb popescu says:

    peas

  32. Robin Wilson says:

    I like to marinate onions in balsamic vinegar and add to all my salads!

  33. Linda Peavy says:

    bacon and various cheses

  34. Becky Rawlinson says:

    Black olives

  35. Wendi Watson says:

    Bacon and cucumbers

  36. Judy W says:

    Tomatoes and diced chicken

  37. kris m says:

    bacon pieces

  38. Darci says:

    I add tomatoes and olives to the Caesar. And shrimp to the Ranch one. 😀 yummy!

  39. beth m says:

    black olives and /or bacon

  40. lisa says:

    I have never tried pasta salad. My husband eats it. I like my pasta hot with spaghetti sauce.

  41. Michelle Tucker says:

    I like adding goat cheese and tomatoes.

  42. kathy dalton says:

    i love bacon bits and diced tomatoes in m ranch with bacon salad

  43. Marilyn B. says:

    I have added black olives,cubed pepperoni & cheese.

  44. Cristel Rose-Green says:

    Olives, tomatoes, cucumbers,broccoli and/or cheese

  45. ellen willett says:

    bacon

  46. ruby reis wade says:

    pine nuts. love pine nuts in pastas

  47. Vicky D says:

    Haven’t tried Suddenly Salad but your Red, White and Blueberry Suddenly Salad looks delicious!

  48. vickie says:

    bacon sounds good!

  49. Lily Kwan says:

    This recipe looks very tasty. Thanks for sharing!

  50. rebeccabasset says:

    Wow this looks awesome, I have never put Blueberries in a Pasta Salad before, but this sounds very good!

    Thanks for the post and the Recipe!

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