Chicken Pesto Salad

Chicken Pesto Salad

Caesar pasta salad mix and refrigerated pesto hurry along the preparation of a pretty salad.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

1:15

Hr:Mins

Makes

4

servings

1
box (7.25 oz) Betty Crocker® Suddenly Pasta Salad® Caesar pasta salad mix
1/4
cup cold water
3
tablespoons vegetable oil
2
cups cut-up cooked chicken
2
cups shredded romaine lettuce
2
tablespoons sliced green onions
1
medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup)
1
can (8 oz) sliced water chestnuts, drained
1
container (7 oz) refrigerated basil pesto
  1. Make pasta salad as directed on package, using water and oil. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  2. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
Makes 4 servings
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Tip
This recipe can be made with leftover chicken, making it great for a quick supper.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 710
    • (Calories from Fat 390),
  • Total Fat 43g
    • (Saturated Fat 8g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 1220mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 49g
    • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Sugars 6g),
  • Protein 32g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 6 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.