Chicken Antipasto Salad

These classic antipasto ingredients are dressed with olive oil vinaigrette for a tasty picnic or potluck dish.

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Makes:
12 servings
Prep:
40 mins
Chill:
1 hr to 6 hrs
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Chicken Antipasto Salad

Ingredients
2
9 ounce package refrigerated cheese-filled tortellini
1/2
cup olive oil
1/2
cup red wine vinegar
2
tablespoons sugar
2
tablespoons Dijon-style mustard
1/2
teaspoon dried basil, crushed
1/4
teaspoon black pepper
4
2
9 ounce package frozen cooked chicken breast strips, thawed, or 4 cups cooked chicken breast strips*
2
15 ounce can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
2
14 ounce can artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
1
cup thinly sliced red onion
1/2
cup pitted whole kalamata olives or ripe olives, drained and halved
2
cups coarsely chopped tomatoes

Directions

  1. Cook tortellini according to package directions; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain again. Place tortellini in a very large bowl; set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, for dressing, in a screw-top jar combine the oil, vinegar, sugar, mustard, basil, pepper, and garlic. Cover and shake well.
  3. Add chicken strips, chickpeas, artichokes, onion, and olives to tortellini in bowl; stir gently. Add the dressing, tossing gently to coat. Cover and chill at least 1 hour or up to 6 hours, stirring occasionally. Just before serving, gently stir in chopped tomatoes. Makes 12 servings.

From the Test Kitchen

To Tote:

Transport salad and chopped tomatoes in an insulated cooler with ice packs.

*

About 1-1/2 pounds boneless chicken breasts will yield 4 cups cooked chicken strips; 12 ounces will yield 2 cups cooked chicken strips.

Nutrition Facts

(Chicken Antipasto Salad)
    Per serving:
  • 406 kcal cal.,
  • 16 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat,
  • 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 8 g monounsatured fat),
  • 50 mg chol.,
  • 907 mg sodium,
  • 45 g carb.,
  • 6 g fiber,
  • 4 g sugar,
  • 22 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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