Diva Tasting: Chicken Penne Caesar Salad

Chicken Penne Caesar Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 Ounce) Box Mini Penne Pasta
  • 2 Pounds Chopped Cooked Rotisserie Chicken
  • 1 Diced Green Bell Pepper
  • 2 Hard-Boiled Eggs, Chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Red Onion
  • 1/2 (8 Ounce) Bottle Creamy Caesar Salad Dressing, Or To Taste; Or Make Your Own Caesar Dressing Below…

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil; add penne and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 7 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. Stir pasta, chicken, green bell pepper, eggs, Parmesan cheese, and red onion together in a bowl. Pour salad dressing over the top and toss to coat. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled and flavors blend, at least 2 hours.

OR Make your own Caesar Dressing

CAESAR Dressing:

  1. 6 Tablespoons Mayonnaise

  2. 6 Tablespoons Olive Oil

  3. 1/4 Cup Dijon Mustard

  4. 1/4 Cup Grated Parmesan Cheese

  5. Lemon, Juiced

  6. 4 Teaspoons Minced Garlic

  7. 2 Teaspoons Worcestershire Sauce

  8. 1 Teaspoon Anchovy Paste

  9. Beat mayonnaise, olive oil, mustard, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice, garlic, Worcestershire sauce, and anchovy paste together in a bowl until you get a smooth salad dressing; refrigerate for 1 hour.

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