New 30-minute Chicken Pasta Salad

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      Lemon-Chicken Pasta Salad

      Prep Time:15 min

      Start to Finish:25 min

      Makes:4 servings (1 1/2 cups each)

      1 box Betty Crocker Suddenly Salad ranch & bacon pasta salad mix

      1 cup mayonnaise

      2 teaspoons grated lemon peel

      2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

      2 cups cubed cooked chicken

      1 1/2 cups snow pea pods, strings removed, cut diagonally into 1/2-

      inch pieces

      1/2 cup sliced almonds

      Leaf lettuce, if desired

      1. Empty pasta mix into 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of boiling water.

      Gently boil uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.

      2. Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Shake to drain well.

      3. In large bowl, stir together seasoning mix, mayonnaise, lemon peel

      and lemon juice. Stir in chicken, pea pods and almonds. Serve on

      lettuce leaves. Serve immediately, or refrigerate

      .

      Club Pasta Salad

      Prep Time:10 min

      Start to Finish:25 min

      Makes:4 servings

      1 package Betty Crocker Suddenly Salad ranch & bacon pasta salad mix

      1/2 cup mayonnaise

      1 1/2 cups cut-up cooked turkey or chicken

      1/2 cup cherry tomato, cut into fourths

      1/2 cup julienne strips Cheddar cheese

      4 cups bite-size pieces lettuce

      1. Fill large saucepan 2/3 full of water. Heat to boiling. Stir in

      contents of Pasta-Vegetable pouch. Gently boil uncovered 15 minutes,

      stirring occasionally, until tender.

      2. Drain pasta. Rinse with cold water. Shake to drain well.

      3. Stir Seasoning mix and mayonnaise in large bowl. Stir in pasta and

      remaining ingredients except lettuce. Serve on lettuce. Refrigerate

      leftovers (if desired, moisten with a few teaspoons milk before

      servings).

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      Dijon Ham and Pasta Salad

      Prep Time:5 min

      Start to Finish:20 min

      Makes:4 servings

      1 package Betty Crocker Suddenly Salad classic pasta salad mix

      3 tablespoons cold water

      2 tablespoons vegetable oil

      2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

      1 cup cubed fully cooked ham

      1 can (14 oz) artichoke hearts, drained and cut into fourths

      1. Cook and drain pasta mix as directed on package. Rinse with cold

      water until chilled; drain.

      2. In large bowl, stir together seasoning mix (from salad mix),

      water, oil and mustard. Stir in pasta, ham and artichokes. Toss with

      topping (from salad mix). Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate

      up to 2 hours before serving.

      .

      Chicken Parmesan Pasta Salad

      Prep Time:10 min

      Start to Finish:25 min

      Makes:6 to 8 servings

      1 package Betty Crocker Suddenly Salad Caesar pasta salad mix

      1/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing

      1/4 cup milk

      2 cups cubed cooked chicken or turkey

      1 medium cucumber, coarsely chopped (1 cup)

      1 medium tomato, seeded and coarsely chopped (3/4 cup)

      1. Cook and drain pasta mix as directed on package. Rinse with cold

      water until chilled; drain.

      2. In large bowl, stir together seasoning mix (from salad mix),

      mayonnaise and milk. Stir in pasta and remaining ingredients. Toss

      with croutons and Parmesan Topping (from salad mix). Serve

      immediately, or cover and refrigerate up to 2 hours before serving.

      .

      Peanut Butter Truffle Brownies

      Prep Time:20 min

      Start to Finish:2 hr 30 min

      Makes:36 brownies

      Brownie Base

      1 box (1 lb 6.5 oz) Betty Crocker Original Supreme brownie mix

      Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box

      Filling

      1/2 cup butter, softened

      1/2 cup creamy peanut butter

      2 cups powdered sugar

      2 teaspoons milk

      Topping

      1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

      1/4 cup butter

      1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease bottom only of 13×9-inch pan with

      cooking spray or shortening. (For easier cutting, line pan with foil,

      then grease foil on bottom only of pan.)

      2. In medium bowl, stir brownie mix, pouch of chocolate syrup, water,

      oil and eggs until well blended. Spread in pan. Bake 28 to 30 minutes

      or until toothpick inserted 2 inches from side of pan comes out

      almost clean. Cool completely, about 1 hour.

      3. In medium bowl, beat filling ingredients with electric mixer on

      medium speed until smooth. Spread mixture evenly over brownie base.

      4. In small microwavable bowl, microwave topping ingredients

      uncovered on High 30 to 60 seconds; stir until smooth. Cool 10

      minutes; spread over filling. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until

      set. For brownies, cut into 9 rows by 4 rows. Store covered in

      refrigerator.

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