Suddenly Salad (Clone)

Suddenly Salad recipe.


  • 2 cups uncooked  shell pasta
  • 1 large peeled shredded carrot
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise, more if desired (do NOT use Miracle Whip)
  • 1/2 (1 ounce) packet Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing mix
  • 1/4 cup real Bacon Bits
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder


  1. In large bowl, mix mayo, dressing mix, bacon bits, shredded carrots and onion powder. Chill while making the rest.
  2. Cook pasta according to pkg. directions for pasta using the shortest time. (Or cook al dente.).
  3. Drain and cool.
  4. Fold in pasta well. Fold in peas last, carefully.
  5. Chill for several hours.
  6. Serve chilled or room temperature.
  7. Refresh salad if needed with a tiny bit of mayo, but it usually doesn’t need it.
Garnish top with more bacon bits/pieces.
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