Salads | June 18, 2012

Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad on oval dish with flowers in vase in background. halved tomatoes to the side

There are so many variations on pasta salads.  I’ve said it before, but I’m not a fan of crunchy things in soft salads – so I hate raw onions or celery in pasta salads.

Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad in oval dish with halved tomatoes to the side

Believe it or not, I got this recipe from an old boyfriend – the flavors are perfect and the texture is just how I like it!

Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad in oval dish with halved tomatoes to the side

5 from 1 vote
Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad
Pasta Salad
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

The flavors are perfect and the texture is divine!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: grilled chicken pasta salad, healthy pasta salad
Calories: 2621 kcal
Author: Kadee
Ingredients
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • McCormick Montreal Chicken seasoning
  • 1 lb tri-color cork screw pasta
  • 1 block of pepper jack cheese cubed
  • 2 cups broccoli chopped steamed
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved,
  • 1 7 oz jar of green olives drained
  • 3/4 bottle of store bought Italian dressing
  • Instructions
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain.
  2. Meanwhile, generously season the chicken with the Montreal Chicken seasoning.
  3. Grill chicken until juices run clear.
  4. Cut chicken into half inch cubes.
  5. Combine pasta, grilled chicken, cheese, broccoli, tomatoes, and olives.
  6. Toss together with dressing.
  7. Chill in the fridge until served.
Nutrition Facts
Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 c)
Calories 2621 Calories from Fat 486
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 54g 83%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 290mg 97%
Sodium 4169mg 174%
Potassium 3679mg 105%
Total Carbohydrates 365g 122%
Dietary Fiber 27g 108%
Sugars 20g
Protein 164g 328%
Vitamin A 57.8%
Vitamin C 244.5%
Calcium 33.8%
Iron 61.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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