Chicken-Parmesan-Pasta Salad

Looking for a hearty dinner? Then check out this pasta salad made with chicken and veggies – ready in 30 minutes.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6

Ingredients

8
oz. (3 cups) uncooked pasta nuggets (radiatore)
1
cup fresh baby carrots, halved diagonally
1
cup fresh small broccoli florets
2
cups chopped cooked chicken
1/4
cup sliced green onions
1/2
red bell pepper, chopped
1/2
cucumber, chopped
1
cup purchased peppercorn ranch salad dressing
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4
teaspoon salt
  • 1 Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package, adding carrots and broccoli during last minute of cooking time. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 2 In large serving bowl, combine cooked pasta, carrots and broccoli with chicken, onions, bell pepper and cucumber; mix well. Add dressing, cheese and salt; toss gently to coat.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/3 Cups
    Calories
    490
    (
    Calories from Fat
    260),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    29g
    29%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    580mg
    580%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    35g
    35%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    21g
    21%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    120%;
    Vitamin C
    45%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Lean Meat; 4 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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