Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad

Everybody loves a good Caesar Salad – for the simple reason that it’s so un-salady. What’s not to like about bread, chicken, cherry tomatoes, and a mayonnaise dressing? If you’re looking for a way to make the humble Caesar Salad even more wholesome, we found a way. Pasta! Check out our recipe below:

Chicken Caesar Pasta SaladMETHOD:

  1. Clean the lettuce leaves and roughly tear them into bite-sized pieces. Set aside.
  2. Rub the chicken breasts with olive oil, garlic and seasonings. Pan-fry for 10 minutes, flipping midway. Remove from heat, let cool for 10 minutes, and then chop into cubes.
  3. Pre-heat the oven to 150 degree C. Tear the bread slices into small croutons, and spread them out in a baking tray. Toss them with olive oil and season. Bake for 15 minutes until golden.
  4. To make the dressing, whisk together the mayonnaise, garlic, vinegar, and salt.
  5. In a large salad bowl, toss the pasta, chicken cubes, lettuce, and cherry tomatoes. Add the dressing and toss well. Check seasoning.
  6. Tip in the roasted bread croutons and finish with Parmesan shavings on top.

A recipe like this definitely makes the Caesar Salad a great meal option. It’s easy to put together on a quick week night, and as long as you pack the dressing separately, there’s no reason why you can’t carry a portion to work!

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