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Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad

Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad is a tasty cold side dish recipe loaded with chopped romaine, shredded chicken, crumbled bacon, croutons, shredded mozzarella, cheddar and Parmesan cheese all tossed in a creamy garlic Parmesan dressing.

Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad is a tasty side cold dish recipe loaded with chopped romaine, shredded chicken, crumbled bacon, croutons, shredded mozzarella, cheddar and Parmesan cheese all tossed in a creamy garlic Parmesan dressing.



Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad is an easy side dish recipe perfect for potlucks and barbecues.

Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad is a tasty side cold dish recipe loaded with chopped romaine, shredded chicken, crumbled bacon, croutons, shredded mozzarella, cheddar and Parmesan cheese all tossed in a creamy garlic Parmesan dressing.

This side dish is the perfect combination of chicken Caesar salad and macaroni salad.

Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad is a tasty side cold dish recipe loaded with chopped romaine, shredded chicken, crumbled bacon, croutons, shredded mozzarella, cheddar and Parmesan cheese all tossed in a creamy garlic Parmesan dressing.

This pasta salad recipe takes less than half an hour from start to finish and serves eight to ten people.

Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad is a tasty side cold dish recipe loaded with chopped romaine, shredded chicken, crumbled bacon, croutons, shredded mozzarella, cheddar and Parmesan cheese all tossed in a creamy garlic Parmesan dressing.

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To make this chicken Caesar salad, I started by cooking some fusilli pasta according to the directions on the package.

Then I drained the pasta and rinsed it with cold water to cool it down.

cooked fusilli noodles in a strainer

Once the pasta was cold, I gently dabbed it with some paper towel to soak up any remaining water.

Then I dumped the cooked noodles into a large mixing bowl.

cooked fusilli noodles in a mixing bowl

I added some Caesar salad dressing and mayo to the bowl with the noodles.

caesar dressing and mayo on top of cooked fusilli noodles in a mixing bowl

Then I stirred until all of the noodles were coated in the dressing.

cooked fusilli noodles tossed in caesar dressing in a mixing bowl

I added some chopped romaine lettuce to the bowl.

chopped romaine on top of pasta salad in a mixing bowl

I stirred until all of the lettuce was coated in dressing.

cooked fusilli noodles and chopped romaine tossed in caesar dressing

Then I added some shredded chicken, crumbled bacon, shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese and shredded Parmesan cheese to the bowl.

shredded chicken, crumbled bacon, shredded mozzarella, cheddar and Parmesan in a mixing bowl

Then I stirred until all of the ingredients were fully combined.

chicken caesar pasta salad mixture in a mixing bowl

I also added some croutons to the bowl.

croutons on top of chicken caesar pasta salad in a mixing bowl

I stirred the croutons into the salad.

chicken caesar pasta salad in a mixing bowl

Then I served the salad immediately before the croutons got soggy.

Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad is a tasty side cold dish recipe loaded with chopped romaine, shredded chicken, crumbled bacon, croutons, shredded mozzarella, cheddar and Parmesan cheese all tossed in a creamy garlic Parmesan dressing.

This chicken pasta salad is the perfect summer side dish.

Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad is a tasty side cold dish recipe loaded with chopped romaine, shredded chicken, crumbled bacon, croutons, shredded mozzarella, cheddar and Parmesan cheese all tossed in a creamy garlic Parmesan dressing.

This creamy chicken Caesar salad is packed with flavour.

Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad is a tasty side cold dish recipe loaded with chopped romaine, shredded chicken, crumbled bacon, croutons, shredded mozzarella, cheddar and Parmesan cheese all tossed in a creamy garlic Parmesan dressing.

If you are looking for a simple and delicious cold side dish recipe, then you need to try this Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad.

Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad is a tasty cold side dish recipe loaded with chopped romaine, shredded chicken, crumbled bacon, croutons, shredded mozzarella, cheddar and Parmesan cheese all tossed in a creamy garlic Parmesan dressing.

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Ingredients You’ll Need to Make This Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad:

  • 3 cups fusilli noodles
  • 1 cup Caesar salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 2 cups chopped Romaine lettuce
  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 1/2 cup real bacon bits
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese blend
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup croutons

How to Make Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad:

  1. Cook the fusilli noodles according to the directions on the package.
  2. Drain the noodles and rinse them with cold water to cool them down.
  3. Once the noodles are cold, gently dab them with paper towel to soak up any remaining water.
  4. Dump the noodles into a large mixing bowl.
  5. Add the Caesar dressing and mayo to the bowl.
  6. Stir until all of the noodles are coated in dressing.
  7. Add the chopped Romaine lettuce to the bowl and stir until the lettuce is coated in dressing.
  8. Add the shredded chicken, bacon bits, shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese blend and shredded Parmesan to the bowl.
  9. Stir until all of the ingredients are fully combined.
  10. Add the croutons to the bowl and stir them into the salad.
  11. Serve immediately.

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Yield: 8 people

Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad

Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad is a tasty side cold dish recipe loaded with chopped romaine, shredded chicken, crumbled bacon, croutons, shredded mozzarella, cheddar and Parmesan cheese all tossed in a creamy garlic Parmesan dressing.

Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad is a tasty side cold dish recipe loaded with chopped romaine, shredded chicken, crumbled bacon, croutons, shredded mozzarella, cheddar and Parmesan cheese all tossed in a creamy garlic Parmesan dressing.

Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fusilli noodles
  • 1 cup Caesar salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup mayo
  • 2 cups chopped Romaine lettuce
  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 1/2 cup real bacon bits
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese blend
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup croutons

Instructions

  1. Cook the fusilli noodles according to the directions on the package.
  2. Drain the noodles and rinse them with cold water to cool them down.
  3. Once the noodles are cold, gently dab them with paper towel to soak up any remaining water.
  4. Dump the noodles into a large mixing bowl.
  5. Add the Caesar dressing and mayo to the bowl.
  6. Stir until all of the noodles are coated in dressing.
  7. Add the chopped Romaine lettuce to the bowl and stir until the lettuce is coated in dressing.
  8. Add the shredded chicken, bacon bits, shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese blend and shredded Parmesan to the bowl.
  9. Stir until all of the ingredients are fully combined.
  10. Add the croutons to the bowl and stir them into the salad.
  11. Serve immediately.

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Bet

Friday 15th of July 2022

Made this today. Served on shredded lettuce cause we couldn't eat all of it & didn't want soggy lettuce. It is delicious. it's 90 and humid today so a great supper. Thank you again. This will be in my keeper book 😃

Bet

Monday 20th of June 2022

This looks amazing. I see this as a main course. Great meal for these hot humid days. Thank you for the recipe, will be doing this soon.

Kristi

Monday 20th of June 2022

This recipe looks really good! I'm going to make this soon. What brand of caesar dressing do you like? I don't ever buy this type of dressing.

Lil

Sunday 5th of June 2022

Oh my...oh my!!! Thank you for this recipe.....a hit with all my guests! It will be made over and over.......over the course of this summer and beyond to be truthful! Yummy for my tummy!

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