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Billy's Pasta Salad

Rated as 4.27 out of 5 Stars

"My husband made this for me shortly after we started dating. He makes it so it could fill a 10 gallon bucket, so I cut it quite a bit. It totally won my heart and it's awesome for a romantic picnic."
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20 m servings 451
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain, and rinse with cold water to cool.
  2. Stir together chicken, celery, onion, and mayonnaise; fold in cold pasts, and season to taste with salt and pepper. Place in refrigerator, and let rest for at least an hour before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 451 calories; 31.4 30.5 11.8 31 231 Full nutrition

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Great basic starter recipe. I was looking for a chicken pasta salad w/out the grapes and nuts. I cooked the chicken in 5 cloves of minced garlic. Once it cooled I added the garlic infused chicke...

My family loves this recipe. I use the Tyson pre-packaged chicken chunks (near the Tuna at the grocery store) and I used Miracle Whip instead of mayo. This is quick and easy and perfect for a ...

I make a variation of this with the ingredients listed, plus lots of celery seed, and FRESH tomato chunks. Homegrown tomatoes are best. Be sure to chill the salad before adding the tomatoes, o...

i made this w/o celery,but it still had onion which gave it a crunch. So yeah.. it was delish. thanks gr8t recipe

This is a great recipe, i like to replace the red onion with red capsicum though, you can also add other vegetable like corn, avocado, peas, beans, anything you want

The red onion made all the difference. I used rotini pasta and added some peas. Great pasta salad.