Recipe by MN Nice
"A delightfully different chicken salad."
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diced cooked chicken, or more to taste
ground black pepper
Very good recipe - will definitely make again. Used what I had on hand and needed to use up; added 1 yellow pepper and a small red onion. Didn't have almonds so used pecans. Used 3 T red wine vinegar instead of the 2 T water & 1 T. champagne vinegar. Didn't have poppy seed as well. Will make again.
So yummy! I was short on time and ingredients, so substituted craisins for dried cherries, walnuts for almonds and red wine vinegar for champagne vinegar. I also didn't have poppy seeds. However was very easy and quick to make (made 1 hour before a potluck). I will definitely be making this again!!!!!
This was so delicious. I used some left over chicken from the night before, so it was incredibly simple to make. I had many, many compliments.
This was pretty good but could be stepped up a notch. The quantity of the vinegar is so small that it doesn't seem to really help the flavor, it was instead lost-next time I will cut out the water and use all champagne vinegar instead. I think sweet onion would be a nice addition to the flavors, too. Also, I think using blanched almonds would be best. I used whole almonds that I cut in half and toasted (all I had on hand) and when I pulled lunch from the fridge (made 2 servings to take for lunch), the almond skins had discolored the pasta a little. Will make again with these minor changes!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Cherry Chicken Pasta Salad
Serving Size: 1/16 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 16
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 257
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