Roasted Garlic and Sun-Dried Tomato Salad

Enjoy dinner with this cooked chicken and pasta salad packed with veggies, herbs and sun-dried tomatoes - a creamy flavorful delight.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 12

Ingredients

2
(8.1-oz.) pkg. roasted garlic Parmesan pasta salad mix
1
(8-oz.) container sour cream
3/4
cup mayonnaise
1/2
cup milk
1/2
teaspoon salt
5
cups cubed cooked chicken
2
cups diced celery (about 4 medium stalks)
1
(8.5-oz.) jar marinated sun-dried tomatoes, patted dry, diced (1 cup)
1/2
cup thinly sliced green onions
2
medium red bell peppers, diced
  • 1 Bring large saucepan of salted water to a boil. Add pasta from salad mix to water. Reduce heat to medium. Boil gently 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain; rinse with cold water and shake to remove excess moisture.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in very large bowl, combine seasoning mix from salad mix, sour cream, mayonnaise, milk and salt; blend well. Add chicken, celery, sun-dried tomatoes, onions and bell pepper.
  • 3 Add pasta to chicken mixture; stir to combine. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour to chill, or until serving time.
  • 4 Just before serving, sprinkle contents of topping packets from salad mix over salad.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    350
    (
    Calories from Fat
    185),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    21g
    21%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    450mg
    450%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    20g
    20%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    21g
    21%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    34%;
    Vitamin C
    82%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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