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


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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