Chicken and Pasta Salad With Raw Vegetables

Total Time
12hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 12 hrs

This is an outstanding dish. It looks so appetizing on a platter. It is so colorful with the red tomatoes, green pepper and the cheese colored croutons. It's a great dish to take to a potluck or serve on a hot summer day. I got this recipe about 10 years ago from Doddi at work. There is a 12 chilling I included as cooking time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Toss hot pasta with 3/4 cup of salad dressing, reserve remainder to serve on side with completed salad.
  2. Cover and chill 12 hours.
  3. Just before serving toss chicken with mayonnaise and pasta and place on a platter. Sprinkle tomatoes, scallions, mushrooms, green pepper and croutons on top of chicken and pasta.
  4. Serve with reserved dressing.
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Great combination of flavors and textures in this salad. I made this recipe as listed, but used Lawry's Herb & Garlic with lemon juice Marinade - our small town grocery did not have a herb & garlic dressing. Worked just fine. I poached my chicken breasts in broth to cook them for this salad. I would agree with Bobtail - this is also a very attractive salad.

Kate57 July 26, 2006

This is a wonderful pasta salad! I used canned chicken which made it extra quick and easy since I did not have leftover chicken! Due to limited selection of good green peppers, I used an orange pepper. Other than this, I prepared exactly as instructed and it is delicious! I can recommend it before being chilled and after it has been chilled! DH and I really enjoyed this! It is a great choice to serve family and friends during summer or really any season! In addition to being tasty, it is a very pretty dish! Thanks Jane!

Bobtail June 18, 2005