Chicken, Tomato, Basil Cold Pasta Salad

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by vfem, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    I bad this last night on the fly. I brought in a bucket full of cherry tomatoes so I'm trying to come up with new fun things to make with them. PLUS the heat has been horrible, and I wanted a cold dinner.

    This fed 3 with left overs

    Grilled Chicken, Heirloom Tomato and Basil Cold Pasta Salad

    1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast grilled on the grill, or on the store top in a cast iron pan (Cooled and then sliced into strips)
    1 16oz package of pasta, your choice (boiled and cooled)
    2 cups heirloom cherry tomatoes
    1/2 cup fresh chopped basil
    1 Chopped yellow onion
    Toss together and then add homemade dressing

    Dressing:
    1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
    1 tsp kosher salt
    1/2 tsp black pepper
    1 tsp garlic powder
    1/2 tsp mustand
    1/2 cup evoo

    Refrigerate and enjoy!
     

  2. peterlund

    peterlund Songster

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    yum!!!! on my list!
     
  3. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    U r welcome... ENJOY!
     
  4. SallyF

    SallyF Songster

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    If you have a dehydrator, try this: we cut cherry tomatoes in half last year and dried them. They were delicious. You could probably use them in cooking, but we just ate them as snacks... tomato chips!
     

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