Chicken Caprese Pasta Salad

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Ripe tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, fresh basil, and roasted chicken come together to create this impressive Chicken Caprese Pasta Salad recipe inspired by one of my favorite Italian dishes.

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Chicken Caprese Pasta Salad

As you might know, we love pasta salad here on Inspired by Charm. I’ve made dozens of classic and unique pasta salad recipes and I still get excited when I can add a new one to the list. Today we’re making Chicken Caprese Pasta Salad.

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I’ve seen a few variations of this recipe floating around online and they always looked so appetizing. That is why I wanted to give my own version a try. The result is delicious.

If you’re looking for even more pasta salad recipes, I have you covered. As I mentioned above, I have several recipes you’re going to love. You can find them all HERE. There’s something for everyone.

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If you’re not familiar with caprese salad, it’s an Italian dish made of tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil. It’s seasoned with salt, pepper, and olive oil. Other variations include a drizzle of balsamic vinegar or balsamic glaze. No matter how you serve it, it’s so fresh and flavorful.

To make this Chicken Caprese Pasta Salad, I used the three traditional ingredients mentioned above as a starter and then tossed them with roasted chicken and pasta. The results are delicious and create a perfect side for any occasion or celebration.

Let me walk you through the recipe so you can whip up this tasty pasta salad too!

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How to Make Chicken Caprese Pasta Salad

This recipe is really simple!

In a large bowl, combine the cooked pasta (I used farfalle), tomatoes, basil, chicken, and mozzarella. (There is a full ingredient list as well as detailed instructions in the printable recipe card below.)

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Then, in a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper, thyme, and oregano.

Add the dressing to the pasta mixture and toss to evenly coat.

Chill for 1-2 hours before serving.

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And that’s it my friends! As you can see, this recipe is really simple and the flavors are out of this world!

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And with that, I’m going to go and enjoy a serving of this Chicken Caprese Pasta Salad. Cheers!

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Chicken Caprese Pasta Salad Recipe:

Chicken Caprese Pasta Salad


Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: buffalo chicken, caprese, pasta salad
Servings: 10
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Ripe tomatoes, creamy mozzarella, fresh basil, and roasted chicken come together to create this impressive Chicken Caprese Pasta Salad recipe inspired by one of my favorite Italian dishes.

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces cooked pasta - (I used farfalle)
  • 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup julienned fresh basil
  • 1 1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken breasts
  • 8 ounces mozzarella - cubed
Balsamic Dressing:

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, combine the cooked pasta, tomatoes, basil, chicken, and mozzarella.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper, thyme, and oregano.
  • Add the dressing to the pasta mixture and toss to evenly coat. Chill for 1-2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 257kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 12gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 32mgSodium: 406mgPotassium: 195mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 435IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 129mgIron: 1mg
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    Everyone LOVED this! So good!

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