Chicken Pasta Salad with Shrimp and Pepperoni

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Full of simple and fresh ingredients, this chicken pasta salad with shrimp and pepperoni is the perfect side dish for your next cookout, an easy option for a light weeknight dinner, or a refreshing make-ahead lunch. You'll love the flavorful combination of onions, bell peppers, celery, peas, pecans, herbs, and a creamy mayo dressing. Serve the cold pasta salad with mixed greens, focaccia, garlic bread, breadsticks, or a crusty baguette!

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For the Salad:
16 oz rotini
2 c cooked diced chicken
1 lb. cooked shrimp
1 c mini pepperoni
1 medium onion
1 sweet red bell pepper
2 stalks celery
1 c frozen peas
1/2 c chopped pecans
For the Dressing:
1.5 c mayonnaise
1/2 c peppercorn ranch salad dressing
1 T Dijon mustard
1 T red wine vinegar
1 T sugar
1.5 t dried tarragon
1.5 t dried dill weed
0.25 t garlic powder
kosher salt and ground black pepper ( to taste )
  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water according to package instructions. Drain and rinse under cold water. Set aside to cool completely.
  • In a large bowl, combine cooked...

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Nutritions

Calories
314

Sodium
815mg
33% DV

Fat
12g
18% DV

Protein
23g
46% DV

Carbs
5g
1% DV

Fiber
0.0g
0% DV