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Chicken Caprese Pasta Salad

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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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