Chicken Pasta Salad

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Bobbie Keefer

By
@BobbieDMK

I buy chicken from the grocery store deli and a large container of macaroni salad and always have some leftover. This recipe is what I do with it.

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This is a great recipe to make plain old deli macaroni salad fresh and delicious. Adding chicken turns it into a hearty salad. Tomatoes add a pop of freshness. We also loved the crunch from the celery. It's a light summertime meal or great for a picnic. Just make sure to use a deli macaroni salad you love since it's the base of the salad. Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4 or more servings
Prep:
10 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 1 qt
    macaroni salad from the deli
  • 8 oz
    cooked chicken, cut up
  • 2 stalk(s)
    celery, diced
  • 1/2 c
    diced onion
  • 6 small
    grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 c
    cheddar cheese, shredded

How to Make Chicken Pasta Salad

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl, gently mix the chicken with the macaroni salad.
  2. Fold in the celery, onion, and tomato.
  3. Stir in the cheese.

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About Chicken Pasta Salad

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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