Easy Pesto Pasta and Grilled Chicken Salad

Easy Pesto Pasta and Grilled Chicken Salad
Servings: 6 Prep 15 mins Cook 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 12 ounces penne pasta
  • 1/2 pound green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 boneless, skinned chicken breast halves (5 ounces each), grilled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon prepared pesto
  • 3 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Make It

1. Place tomato halves upside down on paper toweling to drain, about 10 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, cook pasta in large pot following package directions. After cooking 5 minutes, add green beans; continue cooking until pasta is al dente and beans are crisp-tender. Drain pasta and beans in colander; rinse under cool running water. Drain well. Transfer pasta and beans to large bowl. Add grilled chicken.

3. Stir together mayonnaise, pesto and vinegar in small bowl. Add to pasta mixture along with salt and pepper. Gently toss to combine.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 306, Fat, total (g): 7, chol. (mg): 14, sat. fat (g): 2, carb. (g): 48, fiber (g): 3, pro. (g): 12, sodium (mg): 336, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.