Pasta Salad with Chicken and Poppy Seed Dressing

Pasta Salad With Chicken  And Poppy Seed Dressing Recipe

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Marsha Gardner


A nice change from pasta salads with a mayonnaise based dressing. I made this salad for a picnic with friends in August and it was a refreshing change with the sweet/tart poppy seed dressing.

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16 oz
pasta of choice
1 1/chic2 c
chicken cooked and cubed
english cucumber, chopped
1 c
red grapes, halved
1/4 c
3/4 tsp
dry mustard, i prefer coleman's
2 Tbsp
apple cider vinegar
1/3 c
olive oil, extra virgin
1 Tbsp
poppy seeds

How to Make Pasta Salad with Chicken and Poppy Seed Dressing


  • 1Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil then cook pasta according to package directions. Drain then rinse under cold water until cool.
  • 2Add pasta, chicken, cucumber and grapes to a bowl.
  • 3Make the dressing by whisking together the sugar, mustard powder, salt, vinegar, olive oil and poppy seeds until blended. Pour dressing over pasta and toss.
  • 4Cover and refrigerate at least an hour. Serve.

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