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Dilled Chicken Salad

I usually harvest a bounty of recipe requests whenever I serve this hearty, fresh-tasting salad with its delicate dill flavor. -Kimberly Speta, Kennedy, New York
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (16 ounces) spiral pasta, cooked and drained
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas, thawed
  • DRESSING:
  • 1 envelope (1 ounce) ranch salad dressing mix
  • 2 cups sour cream
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh dill or 1 tablespoon dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In another large bowl, whisk the dressing ingredients. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
Editor's Note: If using a terra-cotta or clay bowl for serving this salad as shown in the photo, line it with plastic wrap or aluminum foil, or use a plastic bowl that looks like terra-cotta.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 446 calories, 24g fat (8g saturated fat), 57mg cholesterol, 736mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 15g protein.

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  • nala826
    May 1, 2011

    love it, such a nice refreshing change from regular pasta salad, kids loved it because of the ranch flavor

  • halksnest
    Aug 21, 2010

    Absolutely delicious! I make this over and over again. Have passed the recipe on to many friends. Great for any type of gathering and makes a huge amount.

  • vewebber58
    Oct 19, 2009

    I followed the recipe exactly but it was too bland and didn't have much flavor. Maybe adding another package of the dry dressing mix would improve it, but it wasn't good enough that I'd consider trying again.