Pool Party Pasta Salad

Pool Party Pasta Salad This Pasta salad is a nutritious and light summer meal or side dish. My 4 yr old loves the veggies in this. I regularly use up grilled leftovers (chicken and veggies) in this salad.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

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Time Details

    PREP : 20 mins

    COOK : 10 mins

    TOTAL : 30 mins

    SERVING : 24

    YIELD : 24 servings

  • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta, and cook until tender, about 8 minutes. Add broccoli florets and asparagus to the boiling water during the last 5 minutes. Drain, and run under cold water to cool.

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  • In a large serving bowl, stir together the diced chicken, kidney beans, black olives, green pepper, cherry tomatoes, feta cheese and Italian dressing. Stir in the pasta, broccoli and asparagus. Season with salt and pepper to taste. I like it pretty heavy on the pepper. This salad is best if chilled for a couple of hours before serving.

Per Serving: 151 calories; protein 7.1g; carbohydrates 18.9g; fat 5.5g; cholesterol 11.2mg; sodium 302mg.