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Caesar Chicken-Pasta Salad

Photo: Oxmoor House
Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)
While this Caesar Chicken-Pasta Salad can be enjoyed the way it is, you can include or substitute different kinds of chicken, turkey, cheese salad dressing, or herbs.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups (about 12 ounces) skinned, shredded roasted chicken breast (such as Tyson's)
  • 3 cups hot cooked penne (about 6 ounces uncooked tubular-shaped pasta)
  • 2 cups thinly sliced romaine lettuce
  • 1 1/2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/3 cup fat-free Caesar dressing
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 (4-ounce) package crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 garlic clove, minced

Nutrition Information

  • calories 362
  • caloriesfromfat 22 %
  • fat 8.8 g
  • satfat 5.2 g
  • monofat 1.4 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 19.4 g
  • carbohydrate 40.4 g
  • fiber 3.5 g
  • cholesterol 78 mg
  • iron 2.6 mg
  • sodium 951 mg
  • calcium 206 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredents in a large bowl; toss well to coat.

  2. Note: To lower the sodium in this dish, use plain cooked chicken in place of the commercial roasted variety, which is fairly high in sodium.