Chicken and Basil Pasta Salad

Recipe by Audrey M
READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Cook macaroni according to package directions, except omit any oil and use 1/4 teaspoon salt.
  • Drain pasta.
  • Rinse with cold water.
  • Drain pasta again.
  • Meanwhile, cut chicken into 1” pieces.
  • Coat an unheated large skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Preheat over medium-high heat.
  • Add the chicken and stir-fry for 3-4 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
  • Sprinkle with the salt and pepper.
  • Remove chicken from heat.
  • In a large mixing bowl, toss together cooked macaroni, chicken, tomatoes, zucchini or summer squash, and green onions.
  • Sprinkle with basil.
  • Toss to coat.
  • Cover and refrigerate at last 2 hours or up to 6 hours.
  • Toss salad before serving.