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CHICKEN AND STRAWBERRY POPPY SEED PASTA SALAD

Chicken and Strawberry Poppy Seed Pasta Salad

Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg Barilla Ready Pasta or your own already cooked pasta, like penne or rotini
  • 2 cups cooked chicken sliced or chopped
  • 2 cups strawberries sliced
  • 10 oz bag chopped romaine
  • 1/2 cup whole pecans
  • 2-3 tablespoons sliced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped basil
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped mint
  • 1/3 cup poppy seed dressing recommend Brianna's *more dressing depending on taste
  • 1 avocado chopped - optional
  • crumbled feta cheese optional
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Toss all the ingredients except dressing together in a large bowl.

  2. When ready to serve toss with dressing. Start with a little dressing and add more depending on taste. You don't want to soak it in dressing but give the entire salad a nice light coating. Add a pinch of salt and pepper.

Recipe Notes

Mason jars  -  using a quart size jar

Add 2-3 tablespoons dressing on the bottom. Top with the following in order - strawberries, pasta, chicken, lettuce, pecans.

You could also use meal prep containers and pour the dressing in little cups with lids.