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tortellini pasta salad w/ chicken

Chicken and Tortellini Pasta Salad

  • Author: Jamie Sanders

Description

Tortellini, chicken, spinach and tangy Italian spices come together perfectly in this easy Chicken and Tortellini Pasta Salad.


Ingredients

  • 18 to 20 oz tortellini (whatever flavor you like)
  • 2 cups diced chicken
  • 1 1/2 cup Italian dressing
  • 2 green onions, diced
  • 1 cup baby spinach, stems removed and torn into bite sized pieces
  • 1 cup split sweet cherry tomatoes (reserve a few for garnish)
  • 1/2 cup diced olives (reserve a few for garnish)
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions, rinse with cool water and drain.
  2. Add 1 cup of Italian dressing to tortellini and stir til coated.
  3. Add diced chicken to tortellini and mix until coated with dressing.
  4. Place tortellini/chicken mixture in the fridge until chilled (30 to 45 minutes)
  5. Prior to serving, mix in all the rest of the ingredients, including the additional 1/2 cup of dressing.
  6. Garnish with reserved toppings and serve.

Enjoy!