Chicken and Vegetable Pasta Salad Recipe

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Sep. 08, 2015

This is an easy chicken and veggie pasta dish that can be served at any occasion. It can be a vegetarian dish if desired. You have total control over the ingredients and the amount that goes into the dish. Enjoy!


Summer squash 2 , shredded
Zucchini 2 , shredded
Fresh carrots 2 Medium
Fresh red bell pepper 1 , diced
Fresh yellow bell peppers 1 , diced
Persian cucumber/1 english cucumber 4
Red onion 1/2 , diced
Cherry tomatoes/Grape tomatoes 15 , cut into halves
Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
Fresh basil 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Fresh thyme 2 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste
Black pepper To Taste
All purpose seasoning To Taste
Italian dressing 24 Ounce
Rainbow rotini pasta 1 1/2 Pound
Cooked chicken 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) (or to taste)
Cooked bacon 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Shredded cheese 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)



1. Boil water with granulated garlic and garlic powder. Add pasta to it and bring everything to boil, cook pasta until almost al dente.

2. Drain the pasta and then toss it with salad dressing.

3. Add as many vegetables as you need.

4. Toss in shredded chicken.



5. Transfer the pasta to a big dish. Garnish with freshly grated parmesan and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 8