Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe

Chicken pasta salad

  • serves 3
  • Easy

Throw together this quick and easy pasta salad using leftover chicken, tomatoes and greens for a protein-packed lunch or midweek dinner


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  • fusilli 150g
  • olive oil 1 tbsp
  • red wine vinegar 2 tbsp
  • Tabasco a few dashes
  • red onion 1/2, thinly sliced
  • cherry or baby plum tomatoes 200g, halved
  • cooked chicken breasts 2, torn into pieces
  • rocket a handful
  • basil a handful, torn


  • Step 1

    Cook the pasta in a large pan of salted boiling water following pack instructions, then drain well. Put the oil, vinegar, Tabasco and lots of seasoning in a bowl, tip in the hot pasta and mix well. Once cooled slightly, add the red onion, tomatoes and chicken, and mix again. Chill.

  • Step 2

    When ready to serve, stir through the rocket and basil, and divide between bowls.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 339
  • Fat 6.8g
  • Saturates 1.3g
  • Carbs 38.9g
  • Sugars 4.1g
  • Fibre 4.5g
  • Protein 27.7g
  • Salt 0.1g