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Penne Rigate Recipes

Chicken Caprese Salad

Course
Pasta Salad
Servings
Makes 8 Servings
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cooking Time
10 minutes
Total Time
30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 box Dreamfields Penne Rigate cooked to package directions
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless, skiness chicken breasts
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella balls
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon coarse Kosher salt
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse Kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon grapeseed oil (or vegetable oil)
  • 8 ounces small fresh mozzarella balls halved
  • 10 leaves fresh basil chopped
  • lemon juice (from 1 lemon)
  • balsamic glaze (for drizzle), optional

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Rinse pasta in cold water; drain again.
  2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix together olive oil, lemon juice, balsamic vinegar and tomatoes. Add drained pasta; toss to combine. Set aside.
  3. Season chicken breasts with Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. In large skillet, heat grapeseed oil over medium heat. Add chicken. Cook chicken 6 to 8 minutes per side or until no longer pink in center (165° F). Remove chicken from skillet; let stand, covered, at room temperature 10 minutes. Thinly slice chicken.
  4. Add chicken, mozzarella and basil to pasta mixture. Season with salt and pepper, as desired and drizzle with balsamic glaze, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

410 Calories

28g Carbohydrates

6g Saturated Fat

530mg Sodium

18g Fat

30g Protein

68mg Cholesterol

5g Dietary Fiber

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