Confetti Pasta Salad


By: A Beautiful Bite

Course: Pasta Salad

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Makes 6 Servings


  • 1 box Dreamfields Rotini

  • 1-1/2 cups grilled chicken diced

  • 1/2 cup carrots thinly sliced

  • 1/3 cup red onion diced

  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries

  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds toasted


  • 1/4 cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar flavored (see note)

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • 2 tablespoons honey

  • salt and pepper


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Place pasta in large bowl; set aside.

  2. Add chicken, carrot, onion, cranberries and almonds to pasta.

  3. For dressing, whisk together oil, vinegar, mustard and honey. Add salt and pepper, as desired. Pour dressing over pasta mixture; toss to coat well. Serve immediately or chilled.

Nutritional Information

  • 430 Calories

  • 0 g Fat

  • 57 g Carbohydrates

  • 19 g Protein

  • 31 mg Cholesterol

  • 110 mg Sodium

  • 7 g Dietary Fiber

Note: To make flavored vinegar place fresh herbs and garlic (such as two sprigs of rosemary and two cloves of garlic) in balsamic vinegar and allow to stand overnight. Or look for flavored vinegar in the vinegar section of the supermarket.

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