Chicken Pasta Salad

  • Yield 6 servings

Ingredients

1 -- broiler-fryer chicken, cooked, skinned, boned, cut into pieces
1 package 16 ounces frozen broccoli
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 package 8 ounces shell macaroni cooked according to package directions
2 large tomatoes, cut into large cubes
1/2 cup coarsely-chopped red onion
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 cup Italian salad dressing (made from dry mix)

Instructions

  1. In saucepan, steam broccoli over boiling water for about 5 minutes.  Remove broccoli from pan, drain and sprinkle with salt.  In large bowl while ingredients are still warm, place chicken, broccoli, shell macaroni, tomatoes and onion; sprinkle with pepper.  Add Italian dressing and mix gently but thoroughly.  Chill in refrigerator.  If desired, at serving time sprinkle with seasoned croutons and black olives. 

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