Aunt Judy's Creamy Chicken Pasta Salad
INGREDIENTS
  • 1/2 Cup peeled, diced cucumber
  • 1/2 Cup Miracle Whip
  • 1/4 Cup buttermilk
  • 3 Tbls. chopped chives
  • 1 Tbls. lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp. dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp. celery seeds
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 lb. small shaped pasta
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless, chicken
  • 1 Cup grape tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 bunch each: arugula, parsley
DIRECTIONS
  1. Make the dressing by mixing first eight ingredients together; set aside.
  2. Cook the pasta in salted water, rinse under cold water and transfer to large bowl.
  3. Saute' chicken in olive oil until fully cooked; let cool for 5 minutes and cut into strips.
  4. Chop arugula and parsley, then add to the pasta along with onions and tomotoes.
  5. Add the dressing and toss to coat.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
Not only a salad, but can be used as a main dinner entre' Really deliciouus on a hot summer day!