Gorgonzola Chicken Salad

Gorgonzola Chicken Salad

Rotisserie chicken from the deli is a tried-and-true time-saver. Pick one up on your way home, and this main-dish salad is ready to serve in half an hour. Make it your way with the tasty variation below.

Prep Time

30

Minutes

Total Time

30

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

3
cups uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (8 oz)
2/3
cup buttermilk
1/3
cup light mayonnaise
1
large clove garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons white wine vinegar
1/2
teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
deli rotisserie chicken (2 lb), shredded (about 4 cups)
2
cups lightly packed fresh baby spinach leaves (about 3 oz)
1
lb fresh strawberries, cut in half
3/4
cup crumbled Gorgonzola cheese (3 oz)
  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain.
  2. In small bowl, slowly beat buttermilk, mayonnaise, garlic, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce and salt with whisk until smooth.
  3. In large bowl, toss pasta and chicken. Just before serving, pour buttermilk dressing over pasta mixture and toss to combine. Add spinach and toss gently. Spoon salad onto serving platter; top with strawberries and cheese.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
If the strawberries are large, cut into quarters instead of halves.
The dressing can be made up to 1 day ahead; cover and refrigerate. Dress salad just before serving.
Recipe Variation Feta Turkey Salad: Substitute 4 cups cubed or shredded cooked turkey for the chicken and 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese for the Gorgonzola. Add 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion, if desired.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving (1 1/2 Cups))
  • Calories 320
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 3g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 640mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 31g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 26g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.