Chicken Caesar Pasta

*Prep Time:30 Min   *Cook Time:20 Min     *Ready In:50 Min

Original Recipe Yield 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound dry penne pasta
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (8 ounce) bottle Caesar salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 head romaine lettuce – rinsed, dried and shredded
  • 1 large tomato, chopped

Directions

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

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving Calories: 443 | Total Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 59mg

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7 Responses to Chicken Caesar Pasta

  1. Jenny says:

    Never thought of this before. I’ll have to try it!

  2. Joy says:

    This looks wonderful.

  3. Nikki says:

    I can’t wait to try this!

  4. Ellen says:

    This is great, I love Caesar Salad but it will taste even better with pasta! Thanks!

  5. Jenny says:

    Just made this for supper tonight… and mmm it was yummy! Didn’t put chicken in it though. It would also be delicious as a cold pasta salad too.

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