This recipe will help keep you cool and satisfied in any weather.
This is simple and you and your family will enjoy this because the add ins are up to your family preferences.
This recipe inspiration is from General Mills and is a family pleaser at our house, I especially like the dressing.
Ingredients For chicken pasta salad w/ dijon vinaigrette
SALAD FIXIN'S: QUICK AND EASY
1 1/2 c
rotisserie chicken, cut in bite size pieces
cherry tomatoes, halved
can mandarin oranges, drained
fresh or frozen cranberries, halved
DIJON VINAIGRETTE: (MAKES 4 CUPS-USE AS NEEDED-REFRIGERATE REMAINING FOR ANOTHER TIME)
fresh parsley sprigs, packed
fresh basil leaves, packed
cracked black pepper
How To Make chicken pasta salad w/ dijon vinaigrette
Prepare pasta according to package direction- cooking to al dente stage only about 7-8 minutes after boiling.Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Shake to drain well. Set aside.
Drop garlic into food processor or blender while blender is running, add fresh herbs and process until finely chopped.
Add the remaining ingredients and mix only until blended. Chill. This makes 4 cups and it will keep in the refrigerator for a week. 7 calories per Tablespoon
In a large bowl, add 1/2 cup of the dressing; next add the pasta and remaining ingredients; toss to combine. Serve immediately, or refrigerate. Makes 4 servings of 1 1/2 cups each.
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