Summer chicken and tomato pasta

    20 min

    I often make this when I have leftover chicken from a Sunday roast. It's light and summery and perfect with warm bread and salad.

    21 people made this

    Serves: 6 

    • 225g spaghetti
    • 120ml vinaigrette dressing (such as Newman's Italian)
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 2 ripe tomatoes, chopped
    • 280g cooked and cubed chicken
    • 10g grated Parmesan cheese

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. In a large pot with boiling salted water cook pasta until al dente. Drain.
    2. In a large saucepan heat the vinaigrette dressing and olive oil together over medium heat. Add drained spaghetti; toss well to coat. Add chopped tomatoes, chicken and grated Parmesan cheese and toss lightly.
    3. Serve warm.

    Recently viewed

    Reviews & ratings
    Average global rating:

    Reviews in English (19)


    This is a great basic recipe! You can customize it to what you have on hand! I sauteed some chicken chunks in the olive oil with some chopped onion ,fresh sliced mushrooms and minced garlic in a skillet. I then added the Italian dressing and some grape tomatoes. I added basil and parsley with some Pecorino Romano cheese. I used Whole Wheat linguine because that is what I had on hand. After I tossed everything together I added some pine nuts all I can say is yummy!!! My family just loved it! Thanks for the recipe!  -  14 May 2007  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    What a WONDERFUL recipe. I LOVED it and so did my husband. It was good served hot, and I'll bet the leftovers will be good cold also. Elegant enough to serve to guests. I sprinkled garlic powder and meat tenderizer on two chicken breasts and cooked them until brown, then cut into chunks. I also sauted 1 cup of chopped RED onions in the "salad dressing mix" and also added a small can of sliced black olives. Excellent! Two thumbs up and 5 slices of bread!  -  16 Sep 2000  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    Absolutely wonderful!!! I add fresh tomatoes. Didn't have Italian-style dressing, so I used Italian Olive Salad. We'll have this again.  -  14 Jul 2010  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)