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Dilly Ranch Grilled Chicken & Pasta Salad
Here’s a hearty pasta salad you can call a complete meal. Tasty grilled chicken and a delicate dill-flavored ranch dressing will have them coming back for seconds.
Servings: 4 -6
- 1 8 oz large grilled chicken breast
- 1 medium cucumber
- 1/4 cup diced red onion
- 8 oz uncooked rotini or pasta shape of your choice
- salt & pepper to taste
- additional dill sprigs for garnish
- 1 tbs olive oil
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 2 tbs finely chopped dill
- 1 tbs ranch dressing mix the stuff in the envelope
- 2-3 tbs milk
Cook pasta according to package directions for al dente. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Drizzle with olive oil and toss; set aside.
Slice cucumber in 1/2-inch slices, then quarter. Slice chicken breast about 1/8-inch thick. Add to pasta and toss. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Mix all dressing ingredients, starting with 2 tbs of milk. If you desire a thinner dressing, add the additional 1 tbs milk. Stir well and add to the pasta mixture. Toss gently, coating all ingredients with dressing.
Chill for about 1 hour. Makes 4-6 servings
Serving: 1person | Calories: 650kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 646mg | Potassium: 264mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 106IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg