Grilled Caesar Pasta Salad

Grilled Caesar Pasta Salad

Suddenly Salad® Caesar makes grilled salad easy and a crowd favorite. Serve it for your tailgating get together.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
box Betty Crocker® Suddenly Salad® Caesar pasta salad mix
3
tablespoons olive oil
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1
lb uncooked boneless chicken tenders (not breaded)
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
2
heads baby Romaine lettuce, cut in half lengthwise
Olive oil for drizzling
Croutons, as desired
Shaved Parmesan cheese, as desired
  1. Pour pasta (from Suddenly Salad box) into 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of boiling water. Gently boil uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain pasta. Rinse with cold water; drain well.
  2. In large bowl, mix seasoning & crouton blend (from Suddenly Salad box), 3 tablespoons olive oil and the lemon juice. Stir in cooked pasta. Cover; refrigerate until ready to serve. In small bowl, coat chicken tenders with mustard; set aside.
  3. Heat gas or charcoal grill. Place chicken tenders on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook chicken tenders about 8 minutes, turning after 4 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink. Drizzle lettuce with olive oil. Place lettuce on grill, cut side down. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or just until light grill marks appear.
  4. To serve, place pasta mixture on large serving platters. Top with chicken tenders. Arrange lettuce around edges of platter; top with cheese.
Makes 4 servings (about 3/4 cup pasta mixture and 1/2 head lettuce each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Lightly grilled baby lettuce adds a twist to this flavorful favorite.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 440
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 50mg;
  • Sodium 870mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 48g
    • (Dietary Fiber 7g,
    • Sugars 4g),
  • Protein 34g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 3 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 3 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.