Penne and Chicken Salad


Penne and Chicken Salad
 
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Recipe type: salads
Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 ounces cooked penne or other short pasta, drained
  • 2 cups diced, cooked chicken
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 4 cups mesclun or mixed greens
Instructions
  1. In a mixing bowl large enough to hold all of the cooked pasta, combine the lemon juice, vinegar, olive oil & salt.
  2. Whisk to combine.
  3. Add the cooked pasta, cooked chicken & Parmesan cheese to the mixing bowl.
  4. Toss to combine.
  5. On an oval serving platter, arrange a mound of the pasta and chicken salad.
  6. Alongside the pasta, arrange some of the mixed greens.
  7. Drizzle some balsamic reduction (recipe follows) over the greens.
  8. Serve at once.

 
Penne and Chicken Salad
 
Author:
Recipe type: salads
Ingredients
  • BALSAMIC REDUCTION
  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pats
Instructions
  1. Put the vinegar in a small saucepan.
  2. Bring to a simmer over medium heat & cook until it has been reduced to about ¼ cup.
  3. Swirl in the pats of butter one by one, stirring constantly.
  4. Off heat, cool the reduction.

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