Garden chicken pasta salad

Garden chicken pasta salad


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About this recipe: Spiral-shaped fusilli pasta tossed with chicken, cucumber, red pepper, fresh tomato and garlic in a seasoned lemon and tomato dressing. Tart, fresh flavours of the garden in a gorgeous chicken pasta salad.


Serves: 6 

  • 450g fusilli pasta
  • 280g chopped cooked chicken
  • 1 small cucumber, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 180ml spicy tomato-vegetable juice cocktail (like V8®)
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Mix the pasta with the chicken, cucumber, pepper, tomato and garlic. Pour the tomato-vegetable juice cocktail and lemon juice over the salad; gently toss to coat. Season with black pepper and salt; serve warm or chilled.

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Simple and easy to make. Very delicious. We didn't have the tomato juice so I mixed tomato puree and hot water. But it turned out good and everyone had seconds (there was only 3 of us) - 17 Mar 2015

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