Chicken Garden Pasta Salad

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Denise Miles

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@milesde2000

Our A/C went on the Fritz, So decided to make cold pasta salads until it was fixed. I came up with this recipe. Chicken, asparagus, Zucchini, and pasta. I made up Uncle Dan's Dressing from a dry packet mix, but it can be made with any ranch dressing you like. You also may use rotisserie chicken if you prefer. Hubby loved it! Great Summer picnic salad.

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Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
2 Hr 55 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 lb
    boneless chicken breast cooked and cubed
  • 1/2 small
    red onion-finely diced
  • 1 medium
    green zucchini- sliced and quartered
  • 1/2 lb
    asparagus, fresh. cut into bite-size pieces
  • 1 lb
    dry spaghetti
  • 1 pt
    grape tomatoes-cut in half
  • ·
    ranch dressing

How to Make Chicken Garden Pasta Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook Chicken and cube into bite-sized pieces. set aside.
  2. Cook Broken in half Spaghetti pasta until al Dente'. Drain and rinse with Cold water. Set aside. If noodles start to stick together, drizzle w/ a little Olive oil and toss.
  3. Blanch both Zucchini and asparagus for 5 min. or until crisp tender. Drain and set aside to drain. Add to a Large re sealable container. Add in pasta. Toss together.
  4. Cut grape in half. Add to container or bowl. Toss again. Dice red onion too. Add Ranch dressing. Toss to coat well. Chill 2 hours before serving.
  5. You can add any other garden Vegetable like radishes, cucumber, or shredded carrot etc. Happy Eatin' Ya'll as we say in the south!

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About Chicken Garden Pasta Salad

Course/Dish: Chicken Salads
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Sodium Wheat Free Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy For Kids




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