Chicken and Farfalle Salad With Walnut Pesto

Total Time
25mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 0 mins

From Cooking Light. Makes a great light dinner or packed lunch. I used grilled chicken and grape tomatoes. Magazine suggests serving with strawberries (4 c strawberries plus 2 t sugar, let stand 30 minutes) plus balsamic vinegar (add 2 T then let stand 15 minutes) over angel food cake for dessert.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain, rinse with cold water. In a large bowl, combine pasta, chicken, tomatoes, and olives.
  2. To prepare pesto, combine basil and next 6 ingredients in food processor. Pulse until finely minced. Add pesto to pasta mixture and toss gently to coat.
  3. Serve over lettuce leaves.