Ranch Chicken Pasta Salad (06.07.13)

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by Jennifer Burns, Dan’s Market

  • 1 pound pasta, any type, cooked to al dente
  • 1 pound chicken breast, cut into bite size pieces, cooked
  • 2 carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • Ranch Dressing
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream or Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste

In a large bowl combine the cooled pasta, chicken, carrots, pepper, onion, cilantro, salt and pepper. In a small bowl, mix all the ingredients for the ranch dressing. Pour over the chicken pasta mix. Mix well. Serve room temperature or chill for at least 2 hours for enhanced flavor.