Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad

chicken caesar pasta saladThough most people buy Caesar dressing in a bottle, homemade is incredibly easy and tastes far superior to store bought. This is a classic Caesar salad recipe with romaine lettuce, grape tomatoes, green onions, and shredded Parmesan cheese. Turning this dish into a pasta salad with all the same Caesar flavors gives it a heartiness and completes the meal. Serve with thick slices of grilled chicken breast and toasted croutons.

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In a small bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, sour cream, garlic, lemon juice, and Worcestershire sauce.

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Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to package instructions, al dente, and rinse with cool water.

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Toss half of the dressing with the pasta and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Once chilled, mix in remaining ingredients, including second half of the dressing.

chicken caesar pasta salad

Top with chicken and serve.

Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad
A light and creamy summer time chicken caesar pasta salad with easy homemade caesar dressing.
Servings
10 people
Servings
10 people
Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad
A light and creamy summer time chicken caesar pasta salad with easy homemade caesar dressing.
Servings
10 people
Servings
10 people
Ingredients
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire
  • 1 pound penne pasta
  • 6 leaves romaine lettuce large, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups grape tomatoes halved
  • 4 green onions chopped
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese shredded
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 2 chicken breasts grilled, sliced
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, sour cream, garlic, lemon juice, and Worcestershire sauce.
  2. Cook pasta according to package instructions, al dente, and rinse with cool water.
  3. Toss half of the dressing with the pasta and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  4. Mix in remaining ingredients, including second half of the dressing.
  5. Top with chicken and serve.

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