Chicken Salad with a Twist Recipe
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Chicken Salad with a Twist Recipe

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This colorful salad will disappear fast at your next potluck. I got the recipe from my cousin, who always has great dishes at her parties...and this recipe is no exception! —Valerie Hotl Cartersville, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked spiral pasta
  • 2-1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 medium cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 1/3 cup zesty Italian salad dressing
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons spicy brown or horseradish mustard
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 plum tomatoes, chopped

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 215 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 338 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 12 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. In a large bowl, combine the pasta, chicken, onion, celery, cucumber and olives.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the Italian dressing, mayonnaise, mustard, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until chilled. Just before serving, fold in tomatoes. Yield: 12 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Salad with a Twist in Taste of Home February/March 2007, p37

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 215 calories, 10 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 338 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 12 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Jun. 27, 2013

"Very good!!"

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Reviewed Aug. 7, 2012

"WOW! I did not have high expectations for this recipe, but it was quick and I had most of the ingredients on hand. RAVE reviews from the whole family!"

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Reviewed Aug. 13, 2009

"Took this dish to an office get-together recently & received rave comments - enough for family who liked it as well."

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