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Angel Hair Chicken Olive Salad

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Ingredients
  Angel hair pasta 4 Ounce
  Green beans/Any combination equaling 1 pound 1⁄3 Pound
  Snow peas/Any combination equaling 1 pound 1⁄3 Pound
  Asparagus/Any combination equaling 1 pound 1⁄3 Pound
  Shredded cooked chicken 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Halved california ripe olives 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Olive oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Pine nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Red pepper flakes 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  White wine vinegar 6 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a pan cook the pasta after breaking its coils a little as per package directions and keep aside.
2. Make julienne strips of the beans and snow peas and 1-inch length cut pieces of the asparagus diagonally.
3. In a pan boil water and add beans and asparagus, let it cook for 1 minute, drain and run under cold water.
4. In a salad bowl mix pasta, chicken, vegetables and olives and keep aside
5. For making the dressing, in small skillet heat oil, add pine nuts and toast for 2 minutes or such that it is light golden.
6. Remove the skillet from heat and add garlic, pepper flakes, vinegar and salt.

SERVING
7. Serve the salad after tossing the salad with dressing to coat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Tossed
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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