Grilled Caesar Pasta Salad

Suddenly Salad® Caesar makes grilled salad easy and a crowd favorite. Serve it for your tailgating get together.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker® Suddenly Salad® Caesar pasta salad mix
3
tablespoons olive oil
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1
lb uncooked boneless chicken tenders (not breaded)
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
2
heads baby Romaine lettuce, cut in half lengthwise
Olive oil for drizzling
Croutons, as desired
Shaved Parmesan cheese, as desired
  • 1 Pour pasta (from Suddenly Salad box) into 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of boiling water. Gently boil uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain pasta. Rinse with cold water; drain well.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix seasoning & crouton blend (from Suddenly Salad box), 3 tablespoons olive oil and the lemon juice. Stir in cooked pasta. Cover; refrigerate until ready to serve. In small bowl, coat chicken tenders with mustard; set aside.
  • 3 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Place chicken tenders on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook chicken tenders about 8 minutes, turning after 4 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink. Drizzle lettuce with olive oil. Place lettuce on grill, cut side down. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or just until light grill marks appear.
  • 4 To serve, place pasta mixture on large serving platters. Top with chicken tenders. Arrange lettuce around edges of platter; top with cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    440
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    13g
    13%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    50mg
    50%;
    Sodium
    870mg
    870%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    48g
    48%
    (Dietary Fiber
    7g
    7%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    34g
    34%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    550%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 3 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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