You are here: Home » Recipes » Chicken and Cantaloupe Pasta Salad Chicken and Cantaloupe Pasta Salad Yield servings PrintEmail Ingredients 1 small red onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings -- Juice of one lime4 cups fresh arugula2 cups fresh basil1 whole grilled chicken1/2 -- cantaloupe, seeded, peeled and cut into bite size cubes8 ounces whole wheat blend rotini pasta, cooked according to package directions1/2 cup pesto from your favorite store1/2 cup kalamata olives, without pits1/2 cup coarsely chopped toasted hazelnuts1/2 cup coarsely grated parmesan cheese Instructions Place onion slices into shallow dish and mix with lime juice. Let marinate while preparing other ingredients. In a large bowl combine arugula and basil. Remove skin from chicken. Remove chicken from bones; cut meat into bite-size pieces. Add chicken pieces, cantaloupe and pasta to salad greens. Pour over pesto sauce and toss well. Top with marinated onion rings, olives, hazelnuts and parmesan cheese. 6 servings.