Club Med Chicken Salad Recipe

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Club Med Chicken Salad

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@Celestina9000

Yummy Mediterranean flavors abound! Printed on the back package of Natural Directions' whole wheat penne rigate. Cheese can be added to the salad, too if you want-feta, romano, gorgonzola, etc. Fresh herb would be a flavorful addition: mint, basil, flat leaf parsley, for ex.


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Serves:

10

Prep:

10 Hr

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

16 oz
penne rigate pasta (or similar pasta your choice of regular or whole wheat)
2/3 c
extra virgin olive oil
1/4 clove
red wine vinegar
1 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 Tbsp
dijon mustard
1 pt
cherry tomatoes, or similar, cut in half
6 1/2 oz
artichoke hearts (not marinated)
1/2 c
raisins (can substitute yellow raisins or currants)
1/2 c
kalamata olives (or similar imported olives)
3 Tbsp
capers
3 c
cooked chicken, cooled and diced (we used leftover grilled chicken breasts)
cheese, freshly grated or crumbled (read recipe intro) (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare pasta according to the package directions. Drain then rinse immediately with cold water. Drain again.
2
In a small non-reactive bowl whisk together the extra virgin olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice and Dijon mustard.
3
In a large non-metallic bowl combine the drained pasta with the (cherry) tomatoes, artichoke hearts, raisins, olives, capers, cooked chicken. Stir in the dressing and toss to combine.
4
Cover and refrigerate salad for 30 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian