Chicken Pesto Salad

Caesar pasta salad mix and refrigerated pesto hurry along the preparation of a pretty salad.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
box (7.25 oz) Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Pasta Salad® Caesar pasta salad mix
1/4
cup cold water
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
cups cut-up cooked chicken
2
cups shredded romaine lettuce
2
tablespoons sliced green onions
1
medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup)
1
can (8 oz) sliced water chestnuts, drained
1
container (7 oz) refrigerated basil pesto

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  • 1 Make pasta salad as directed on package, using water and oil. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  • 2 Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • 1 Make pasta salad as directed on package, using water and oil. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  • 2 Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.

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Expert Tips

This recipe can be made with leftover chicken, making it great for a quick supper.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
710
(
Calories from Fat
390),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
43g
43%
(Saturated Fat
8g,
8%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
1220mg
1220%;
Total Carbohydrate
49g
49%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
32g
32%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 6 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.