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Balsamic "Chicken" Pasta Salad. I halved the recipe, used a homemade balsamic vinaigrette (oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, garlic powder, mustard), and used 2 Morningstar grillers "chicken" patties. ***New Year's Eve dish--this is the last Pinterest recipe I made of 2012. I've been on Pinterest about a year now, and I've got 172 new recipes under my belt. B. says I'm turning into an awesome cook.
Balsamic chicken spinach and tomato pasta salad - great summer salad
Balsamic Chicken, Spinach and Tomato Pasta Salad Print Recipe Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Servings: 6-8 Ingredients: 1 (20-ounce) package cheese tortellini 1 pound skinned and boned chicken breasts 1 ½ cup Newman’s Own Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing, divided 1 teaspoons Dijon mustard Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 2 cups firmly packed fresh spinach, chopped 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped 1 ½ cups fresh cherry tomatoes, halved 1/2 cup yellow bell pepper, diced Instructions: 1. Place chicken in a zip-lock bag and pour 1 cup of balsamic vinaigrette in bag with chicken. Marinate for at least 2 hour, but best if marinated overnight. Take chicken out of zip-lock bag and discard marinade. 2. In a grill pan, grill chicken breasts, about 5 to 6 minutes on each side until cooked through. Place yellow bell pepper slices in grill pan and grill about 2 minutes on each side. Once cooled, dice chicken up in small bites. 3. Whisk together remaining ½ cup balsamic vinaigrette dressing and mustard in a small bowl. 4. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Transfer pasta to a large bowl and drizzle with 1/2 tablespoon olive oil. Let cool 10 minutes. 5. Toss together pasta, chicken, balsamic mixture, spinach, and remaining 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Serve immediately, or, if desired, cover and chill 1 hour before serving
Balsamic Chicken, Spinach, Tomato, and Tortellini Salad. This website has a lot of good recipes.
Balsamic Chicken, Spinach, Tomato, and Tortellini Pasta Salad.