INGREDIENTS LIST FOR THE CHICKEN PASTA SALAD
2 medium chicken breasts, shredded or chopped
2 ripe avocado pitted and diced
1 pound cooked rotini pasta
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
1/2 cup freshly chopped basil
salt and fresh cracked pepper, to taste
1/2 cup white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
3/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
1. To make this healthy chicken pasta salad recipe: In a large bowl, add the salad ingredients, the shredded chicken, avocado, onion, avocado, cherry tomatoes, and basil. 2. In a jar, combine the ingredients for the dressing: vinegar, Italian seasoning, Olive oil, salt and pepper. 3. Drizzle your chicken pasta salad with the dressing. Toss gently until all the ingredients are combined. Serve the chicken pasta salad immediately, or chill for later. Enjoy!
TIPS FOR THE CHICKEN PASTA SALAD
Additional add-ins that go well with this salad would include chopped cucumber, crispy bacon, corn, olives, black beans…
To keep the avocado from turning brown, coat the avocado in either lemon juice or lime juice. It will act as an antioxidant.