Chicken Pesto Salad

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

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