Chicken Salad with a Twist
Nebraska Lifers whipped up this dish, submitted by Verona Koehlmoos, in the company kitchen, and the word is in: colorful, spiral pasta is the star of this summer stunner.
|Number of Servings:||12|
|Ingredients:||8 oz spiral pasta
2 ½ cups cubed cooked chicken
1 medium onion, chopped
2 celery stalks, chopped
1 medium cucumber, seeded and chopped
1/2 cup sliced ripe black olives
1/3 cup zesty Italian salad dressing
1/3 cup mayonnaise
2 tsp brown or horseradish mustard
1 tsp lemon juice
3 cherry tomatoes, halved
salt and pepper to taste
|Directions:||Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse in cold water. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, chicken, onion, celery, olives and cucumber.
In a small bowl, whisk the Italian dressing, mayonnaise, mustard, lemon, juice, salt and pepper. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until chilled. Just before serving, fold in tomatoes.