Salads

Southwestern Chicken Pasta Salad

This is a super easy, but wonderfully tasty pasta salad recipe that's become a summer tradition for us. That doesn't stop me from making it any other time of the year though. Serve it for a perfect for a dinner side dish, or as a hearty lunch. Enjoy!

8
3 chicken breasts, seasoned with taco or fajita seasoning
1/2 pound of bacon, cooked crisp and crumbled
12 oz package of spiral pasta
1/2 cup Ranch dressing (not dry mix)
1/2 cup salsa, regular NOT a fruity blend
1 teaspoon taco or fajita seasoning
1 fresh tomato, chopped
1 cup shredded Mexican blend cheese, or cheddar cheese
1. Generously season the chicken with either taco or fajita seasoning and bake for 30 minutes, or until cooked through, at 350 degrees. 2. Allow the cooked chicken to cool slightly and then dice. 3. Cook...
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Nutritions

Calories
238

Sodium
695mg
28% DV

Fat
17g
26% DV

Protein
5g
10% DV

Carbs
6g
2% DV

Fiber
1g
5% DV