Chicken Alfredo Pasta Salad Recipe

Chicken Alfredo Pasta Salad is a delicious and refreshing twist on the classic pasta dish. This salad combines tender chicken, al dente pasta, crisp vegetables, and a creamy Alfredo dressing. It's perfect for a light lunch or as a side dish for a summer barbecue. The creamy dressing adds a rich and indulgent flavor to the salad, while the vegetables provide a fresh and crunchy texture. This recipe is easy to make and can be customized with your favorite vegetables and herbs.

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Ingredients for Chicken Alfredo Pasta Salad Recipe

  • 2 ounce Pasta
  • 1/2 cup Cooked Chicken, Diced
  • 1/4 cup Cherry Tomatoes, Halved
  • 1/4 cup Cucumber, Diced
  • 0.13 cup Red Onion, Thinly Sliced
  • 0.13 cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 0.13 cup Alfredo Sauce
  • 0.06 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste
  • as needed Fresh Herbs For Garnish

Directions: Chicken Alfredo Pasta Salad Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Cook the pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.
  • STEP 2.In a large bowl, combine the cooked pasta, diced chicken, chopped vegetables, and shredded cheese.
  • STEP 3.In a separate bowl, whisk together the Alfredo sauce, mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  • STEP 4.Pour the dressing over the pasta mixture and toss until everything is evenly coated.
  • STEP 5.Cover the salad and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld together.
  • STEP 6.Serve chilled and garnish with fresh herbs, if desired.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use rotisserie chicken or leftover cooked chicken for this recipe.
  • Feel free to add your favorite vegetables such as cherry tomatoes, bell peppers, or cucumbers.
  • For extra flavor, you can sprinkle some grated Parmesan cheese on top before serving.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover chicken Alfredo pasta salad can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Before serving, give the salad a good toss to redistribute the dressing and flavors.
  • This salad is great as a standalone meal or served alongside grilled chicken or steak.
Nutrition
value
151
calories per serving
8 g Fat11 g Protein8 g Carbs1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    8g
  • Protein
    11g
  • Carbs
    8g
  • Fiber
    1g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    8g
  • Protein
    11g
  • Fiber
    1g

Fats

  • Fat
    8g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    33mg
  • Iron
    1mg
  • Vitamin A
    21mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    17mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    7mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    25mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    119mg
  • Selenium
    11mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp