13 April, 2020
Strawberry Avocado Chicken Pasta Salad
Posted in : SALADS
by : Admin
6 cups fresh baby spinach
1/2 cup arugula
1-2 cups shredded cooked chicken rotisserie chicken works well
2 cups cooked bowtie pasta
1 cup sliced strawberries
2 avocados sliced
1/3 cup crumbled blue, feta, or goat cheese
1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
Creamy Balsamic Dressing
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning blend
salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoons honey
1/3 cup plain fat free Greek yogurt
1 teaspoon dijon mustard (optional)
Combine all dressing ingredients in a jar, cover, and shake well until all ingredients are incorporated and creamy.
In a large bowl combine spinach, arugula, shredded chicken, avocado, pasta, strawberries, crumbled cheese, and chopped nuts. Pour dressing over salad and toss to combine. Serve immediately.
To prepare in advance, reserve dressing until ready to serve, then pour over salad and toss immediately before serving.