Cal-Ital Chicken Pasta Salad

Cal-Ital Chicken Pasta Salad
Recipe type: salads
  • 1 pound dried pasta, such as fusilli, penne or bow ties
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups Caesar dressing or anchovy vinaigrette (your own recipe or commercial brand)
  • 1 cup green peppers cut into small pieces
  • 1 cup red onion, cut into small pieces
  • 2 cups fresh tomatoes, cut into ½ –inch pieces
  • ½ cup black olive rings, drained
  • 2 cup cooked chicken, cut into cubes or into thin strips
  1. Cook the pasta until just tender, cool off under cold water, drain well.
  2. Toss the pasta and olive oil together in a large bowl and wait until the pasta is completely cool before continuing with the recipe.
  3. Mix the cooled pasta with the dressing, peppers, onions, tomatoes, olive rings and chicken until well-combined.
  4. Chill for about 2-3 hours before serving.