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chicken pasta salad w/ balsamic garlic dresing

Recipe by
Denise Miles
Auburn, AL

Found and made a Balsamic dressing recipe, then built a pasta salad around it! Yummers

yield 8 +
prep time 20 Min
cook time 30 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For chicken pasta salad w/ balsamic garlic dresing

  • 1-1/2 lb
    boneless chicken breast, cut into bite-size pieces
  • 8 oz
    farfalle (bow tie) pasta
  • 1 md
    red onion, diced
  • 1 c
    grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 lg
    zucchini,sliced thick, then cut into quarters or bite-size pieces
  • 6 oz
    crumbled feta
  • 2 clove
  • 1/4 c
    balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    olive oil.

How To Make chicken pasta salad w/ balsamic garlic dresing

  • 1
    In a large pot, boil salted water. Cook pasta until al dente', drain. Run pasta under cold water. Add to Large resealable Bowl. Drizzle in a little olive oil. Stir to coat, so noodles won't stick.
  • 2
    Using a non stick Skillet, cook chicken until no longer pink. set aside.
  • 3
    In a food processor or blender, add dressing ingredients, minus olive oil. Drizzle in olive oil. Blend thoroughly. Pour over noodles, toss well. Add in cut vegetables. Toss again.
  • 4
    CHILL 30 min. Add crumbled Feta to each individual serving bowls. Ps. You may use Cucumbers, broccoli or mushrooms, etc.