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Zesty Cold Chicken Pasta Salad

Rated as 4.2 out of 5 Stars

"A quick, easy, tasty, and colorful chicken pasta salad that looks as great as it tastes. Serve at room temperature or cool for at least 1 hour."
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23 m servings 447
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil; cook rotini at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water.
  2. Mix mayonnaise, lemon pepper seasoning, and dried mustard together in a large bowl. Mix in cherry tomatoes, peas, and chicken. Fold in rotini. Sprinkle paprika over salad before serving.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Tuna can be substituted for chicken.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 447 calories; 7.3 69.3 27.4 44 1102 Full nutrition

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Very easy to make and the recipe was great as written. I added 4oz. of cubed cheese the second time I made it for another tasty variation.

I served it hot and it was still delicious. I added more salt and peeper witch made it perfect

So easy to make. This would be perfect for potlucks, picnics or any other gathering. I didn't have cherry tomatoes on hand so I chopped up some romas. A sprinkling of crushed red pepper flakes ...