Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Chicken and Pasta Salad

Here you go, a must try recipe for a chicken a pasta salad. I have had many requests for the recipe ~ which I received from a family friend a while ago ~ hope you like it as well!

Chicken and Pasta Salad

1lb rotini pasta, cooked
1.5 -2 cups cooked chicken (I used whole rotissere chicken)
1 cup dried craisens
1 medium, yellow onion, diced
4 celery stalks, diced
1 cup almonds, whole and unsalted

*combine above ingredients in large bowl and set aside*


1/4 cup powdered sugar
2 Tbs vinegar
2 Tbs water
2 Tbs poppy seeds
1 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp pepper
2 cups mayo (not salad dressing ~ ie. miracle whip)

*pour dressing over pasta mixture and stir*

*use all of the dressing*

*this makes a huge batch*



erin said...


Emily {Frilly Details} said...

This sounds so good!! I love dried cranberries. I need to try this recipe soon!! It's going on my list :)