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Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad
This healthy chicken caesar pasta salad is super quick, easy, healthy, and delicious! Loaded with whole wheat penne, rotisserie chicken, hard boiled eggs, onion, pepper, romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese, croutons, and my secret ingredient: store-bought greek yogurt caesar salad dressing! 
Servings: 16 people
Results and timings may vary when adjusting servings
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 231 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 111mg 5%
Potassium 134mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 14g 28%
Vitamin A 23.1%
Vitamin C 8.3%
Calcium 5.3%
Iron 4.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Note: Nutritional information is estimated and varies based on products used.
Ingredients
  • 1 (16 oz) box whole penne pasta cooked
  • 3-4 cups chopped cooked chicken (1 1/2 pounds cooked - about one rotisserie)
  • 4 large hard boiled eggs chopped
  • 1/2 cup

    diced red onion


  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 4 cups

    chopped romaine lettuce


  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 (14 oz) bottles greek yogurt caesar salad dressing I used Bolthouse
  • salt to taste
  • 2 cups croutons plus more if desired
Instructions
  1. Place pasta, chicken, eggs, red onion, bell pepper, romaine, and parmesan into a large bowl.
  2. Toss to combine.
  3. Pour in ONE bottle of dressing and toss to combine.

  4. Taste and season with salt.
  5. If serving immediately: stir in croutons and enjoy!
  6. If serving later: cover and place in fridge to chill. Stir in croutons right before serving. Taste and re-season, if necessary. If dry, stir in more dressing.
  7. Store leftovers, covered, in the fridge.
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