Mediterranean Chicken-Pasta Salad

Have a few minutes? Create a taste of the Mediterranean with fewer than 8 deliciously easy ingredients.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad® basil pesto pasta salad mix
1/3
cup water
3
tablespoons olive oil
2
cups cut-up cooked chicken
1
cup cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
1
cup cucumber, coarsely chopped
4
oz crumbled feta cheese (1 cup)
1
can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained

  • 1 Cook pasta as directed on box. Meanwhile, in large bowl, stir together seasoning mix, cold water and oil. Add chicken; let stand while pasta is cooking.
  • 2 Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Shake to drain well.
  • 3 Stir drained pasta and remaining ingredients into chicken mixture. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving. Cover and refrigerate any remaining salad.

Expert Tips

Make this salad the day before serving. You can have a delicious dinner waiting for you in the fridge.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
140),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
16%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
830mg
830%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.