Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Salad

iris mccall


When I'm not in the mood for heavy, on warmer days this salad fills the bill.


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 4 large
    grilled chicken breast, bone in, shredded or diced
  • 4 c
    broccoli florets
  • 2 c
    shredded carrots
  • 1 small
    green pepper,diced
  • 1 small
    onion,diced fine
  • 3 medium
    tomatoes,seeded coarse chop
  • 2 pkg
    hidden valley ranch dressing mix
  • 2 tsp
    paul prudhommes poultry magic seasoning blend
  • 1 tsp
    fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 small
    lemon, juice only
  • 1 pkg
    rotini pasta
  • 3 1/2 c
    hellmans light mayo

How to Make Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Salad


  1. Gather all ingredients. Grill chicken in grill pan on stove top. 9 minutes one side and 8 on the other. I usually do bone in, it has more flavor. Take off heat, cover with lid (make sure chicken is cooked thru).
  2. Boil rotini in 6 quarts of salted water, 17 minutes, strain, set aside. Take cooled chicken breast and cube or shred.
  3. In large bowl mix together pasta and chicken, carrot, bell pepper, onion, broccoli florets and tomatoes. In seperate bowl mix all remaining ingredients and fold into chicken, pasta mixture. Cover and chill at least 2 hours in fridge. Taste even better the next day.
  4. NOTE: Make sure tomatoes are seeded well or it makes for watery pasta.

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About Chicken and Broccoli Pasta Salad

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy

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