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Chicken Pesto Salad

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Chicken Pesto Salad
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 4
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Caesar pasta salad mix and refrigerated pesto hurry along the preparation of a pretty salad.
Updated Mar 5, 2010

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
Make With
Make With
Suddenly Salad

Steps

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

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    This recipe can be made with leftover chicken, making it great for a quick supper.

Nutrition Information

710 Calories, 43g Total Fat, 32g Protein, 49g Total Carbohydrate, 6g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
710
Calories from Fat
390
Total Fat
43g
66%
Saturated Fat
8g
41%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
1220mg
51%
Potassium
670mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
49g
16%
Dietary Fiber
4g
18%
Sugars
6g
Protein
32g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
25%
25%
Iron
25%
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 Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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