Having the perfect steak, chicken, brisket, or ribs on the grill or smoker are great, there is always room to spice up meals with a delicious side, like an easy pasta salad.

Easy Chipotle Pasta Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy pasta salad recipe the entire family can enjoy? Look no further and learn how to make this easy chipotle ranch pasta salad.
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 1 box Reggano Tri-Colored Rotini Pasta Noodles
  • 10 oz Friendly Farms Sour Cream
  • 3/4 of Stonemill Ranch Salad Dressing Mix
  • 1 tbsp Benita Whole Chipotle Peppers*
  • 1/2 Fresh Jalapeno
  • 1/2 Fresh Bell Pepper
  • 1/2 Fresh Poblano Pepper
  • Handful of Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1/2 Fresh Squash
  • 1/2 Fresh Zucchini
  • 1/2 Fresh Cucumber
  • 1 Fresh Celery Stalk
  • Pinch of Stonemill Essentials Seasoned Salt
  • Pinch of Stonemill Essentials Iodized Table Salt
  • Pinch of Stonemill Ground Black Pepper
  • Pinch of garlic, minced


  1. Cook Reggano Tri-Colored Rotini Pasta Noodles as directed on the package. While the noodles are cooking, complete steps 2-5.
  2. Rinse and coarsely dice fresh vegetables, then set aside.
  3. Open the chipotle peppers and place in a vegetable strainer and rinse to remove the Adobo Sauce.
  4. Place Benita Whole Chipotle Peppers in a food processor to puree/blend into a paste.
  5. In a bowl, mix Friendly Farms Sour Cream, Stonemill Essentials Ranch Salad Dressing Mix, puree/paste Benita Chipotle Peppers and seasonings together well. Set aside.
  6. Once the noodles are completely cooked, rinse with cold water to prevent the noodles from sticking together.
  7. In a large mixing bowl, toss pasta noodles and vegetables together.
  8. Add chipotle ranch mixture to the bowl and toss together well until everything is well coated.

Recipe Notes

Serve and enjoy this easy pasta salad with friends and family at your next backyard barbecue.
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