Billy's Pasta Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Billy's Pasta Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 20 mins

Billy's Pasta Salad

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"My husband made this for me shortly after we started dating. He makes it so it could fill a 10 gallon bucket, so I cut it quite a bit. It totally won my heart and it's awesome for a romantic picnic."

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain, and rinse with cold water to cool.
  2. Stir together chicken, celery, onion, and mayonnaise; fold in cold pasts, and season to taste with salt and pepper. Place in refrigerator, and let rest for at least an hour before serving.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • COOK 10 mins
  • READY IN 20 mins
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Jul 06, 2008

Great basic starter recipe. I was looking for a chicken pasta salad w/out the grapes and nuts. I cooked the chicken in 5 cloves of minced garlic. Once it cooled I added the garlic infused chicken while leaving the minced bits out. Also, I put more kick into the dressing by adding 2 tsp of lemon juice, 1-2 tbs of white vinegar, 1/4 c- 1/2 c of sugar, 2 tsp of paprika, and a splash of milk to better the consistency. Delish!

 
Oct 14, 2007

My family loves this recipe. I use the Tyson pre-packaged chicken chunks (near the Tuna at the grocery store) and I used Miracle Whip instead of mayo. This is quick and easy and perfect for a hot day.

 

8 Ratings

Jul 10, 2009

I make a variation of this with the ingredients listed, plus lots of celery seed, and FRESH tomato chunks. Homegrown tomatoes are best. Be sure to chill the salad before adding the tomatoes, or you'll end up with pink salad. I also use regular macaroni, but I have used rotini as well.

 
Aug 20, 2009

i made this w/o celery,but it still had onion which gave it a crunch. So yeah.. it was delish. thanks gr8t recipe

 
Oct 28, 2011

This is a great recipe, i like to replace the red onion with red capsicum though, you can also add other vegetable like corn, avocado, peas, beans, anything you want

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 451 kcal
  • 23%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 30.5 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Fat
  • 31.4 g
  • 48%
  • Fiber
  • 1.5 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 11.8 g
  • 24%
  • Sodium
  • 263 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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