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Vinaigrette Pasta Chicken Salad

Vinaigrette Pasta Chicken SaladDid you know that a vinaigrette is one of the five basic sauces used in traditional cooking? This dish offers a twist on a classic vinaigrette using delicious Pesto with Basil Sauce. Combine with chicken or turkey to create a simple and delicious meal for family and friends.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (9-ounce) package BUITONI® Three Cheese Tortellini
1 (7-ounce) container BUITONI® Pesto with Basil
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/4 teaspoon granulated sugar
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 cups or more cooked chicken or turkey, cut into strips or cubes
1 1/2 cups sliced and halved zucchini
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper

Cooking Directions:

  1. Cook, rinse and drain Tortellini according to package directions.
  2. Combine Pesto with Basil, vinegar, seasoned salt, sugar and pepper; mix well. Add chicken, pasta, zucchini and bell pepper. Toss well. Serve immediately or refrigerate.

Makes 6 servings.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.