Pasta Salad Recipe — with Chicken

pasta salad with chicken

Here’s an Easy Pasta Salad Recipe.  This one with grilled chicken!

This  is one of the College Boy’s favorite foods.  He made a surprise trip home this weekend so we made a batch of Pasta Salad today and sent him back with a big container of it.

This recipe makes several servings of pasta salad.  Since it keeps for a few days in the refrigerator, we make it with an entire box of pasta.  It ALWAYS gets eaten up.  And, the dressing acts as a marinade, so this recipe tastes better the day after you make it.

Let’s get to it!

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Low Carb Recipe – Chicken Salad

Here’s a quick and easy recipe to use up left-over chicken breasts.  Whether you cooked extra on purpose, or you have a few left over, here’s a great way to make something tasty.

 

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Super Easy Chicken Salad

In a large bowl, combine the following:

  • 4 cooked skinless-boneless chicken breasts (cubed)
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs (diced)
  • 3/4* to 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup diced sweet onion
  • 2 T. dill relish (OR sweet relish)
  • 1 t. celery seed
  • salt and pepper (to taste)

*Start with just 3/4 cup of mayonnaise and add more if you need to.  You want a nice creamy salad.

Mix well and taste-test.

 

Here’s what you should end up with:

 

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Let me know what you think. We LOVE this stuff.

All by itself with a sprinkle of paprika.

On toast.  Really good with a slice or two of home-grown tomato.

In a salad.

Hey, it’s a multi-purpose recipe.

Enjoy!

 

Easy Crockpot Chicken & Stuffing Mix Casserole

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My family is always on the lookout for new (and easy) recipes to try.  We get tired of eating the same old things every week.

A recent web-surfing session landed on a on site that (for the life of me I can’t remember).  Ever have that happen to you?  Ha!  I’m sure you have.

As soon as I figure out where I got this, I will give proper credit.  I promise.

But for now, add this to your arsenal of food planning tools.  It’s easy, and really, really good.

We added sweet corn and a make-it-yourself salad as side dishes tonight.  The boys both said they liked it — a lot.  That is a HUGE compliment to the creator of this tasty dish. :-)

Try it and let me know what you think!

Here are the details:

Easy Crockpot Chicken & Stuffing Casserole

Easy Crockpot Chicken & Stuffing Casserole Recipe
Dinner, American, Chicken, Stuffing mix, Cream of chicken soup, Sour cream
Cooks in    Serves 4 +
Ingredients
  • 4 thawed skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 6 oz package of Stove Top Stuffing mix
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 can Cream of Chicken soup
  • 1/4 cup water
Directions
  • Place chicken breasts in slow cooker.
  • Pour the packet of stuffing mix over the chicken.
  • In a small bowl, mix the sour cream, soup and 1/4 cup water.
  • Pour soup mixture evenly over the stuffing.
  • Cook on LOW for 4 hours.
  • Fluff stuffing and shred chicken.
  • Enjoy!

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