Chicken caesar salad with pasta

Chicken caesar salad with pasta


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About this recipe: Combining the classic Caesar salad with chicken and pasta makes this dish a filling summertime supper. You could add anchovies as well, if desired. Garnish with croutons and Parmesan curls for a tasty finish.


Serves: 8 

  • 500g penne pasta
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 6 skinless chicken breast fillets - cut into 2.5cm cubes
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 225ml Caesar salad dressing
  • 60ml red wine vinegar
  • 40g grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cos (romaine) lettuce - rinsed, dried and shredded
  • 1 large tomato, chopped

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:50min 

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add penne pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Melt butter in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add chicken, pepper and salt. Cook 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Remove frying pan from heat.
  3. In a bowl, mix together salad dressing, vinegar and Parmesan cheese. Toss together pasta, chicken, lettuce and dressing mixture. Place in large serving bowl, and sprinkle with tomato.

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