Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

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  1. Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad
  2. 5.0 from 5 reviews
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  4. Recipe type: Salad
  5. Author: Snappy Gourmet
  6. Prep time: 20 mins
  7. Cook time: 10 mins
  8. Total time: 30 mins
  9. Serves: 6-8
  10. Perfect side dish or main dish for dinner, picnics, tailgating, or potluck.
  11. Ingredients

  12. 8 ounces uncooked pasta (such as mezze penne)
  13. 1/2 cup Frank’s hot sauce
  14. 1/2 cup olive oil
  15. 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  16. 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  17. 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  18. 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  19. 2 cups precooked chicken, chopped
  20. 1 1/2 cups crumbled blue cheese
  21. 1 cup carrots, chopped
  22. 1 cup celery, chopped

  23. Instructions

  24. Cook pasta according to package directions to al dente. Drain and rinse thoroughly with cold water.
  25. Meanwhile, whisk together hot sauce, oil, lemon juice, garlic powder, onion powder, and celery salt in small bowl until well combined.
  26. Place pasta in large mixing bowl. Stir in chicken, blue cheese, carrots, and celery. Slowly mix in dressing until desired amount.
  27. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

  28. Notes

  29. SNAPPY TIPS: You can serve this as a side dish or main dish and can be served hot or cold. It would even be great for a tailgating or picnic potluck! It’s mild to moderately spicy. If you would like it to be spicier, use more hot sauce and less olive oil. If the pasta salad seems dry after being in the refrigerator, add a little olive oil or hot sauce.

  30. SNAPPY SUBSTITUTIONS: Use any shape pasta you’d like. Instead of chicken, you could use precooked small shrimp (peeled and deveined) or leave out the meat all together for a vegetarian option. A little ranch flavored seasoning mix would also be good in the dressing. Red onions and/or scallions would also be a good addition.

  31. (For more recipes visit Snappy Gourmet at http://www.snappygourmet.com to sign up for an email/RSS subscription or visit Snappy Gourmet on Facebook or Twitter)
August 2012

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