Chicken Caesar Pasta

Chicken Caesar Pasta

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"An interesting twist on a classic. My family's new favorite."


50 m servings 465 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 465 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 16.4 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 48.1g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 29 g
  • 58%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 63 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 529 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add penne pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add chicken, pepper and salt. Cook 10 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Remove skillet from heat.
  3. In a bowl, mix together salad dressing, vinegar and cheese. Toss together pasta, chicken, lettuce, and dressing mixture. Place in large serving bowl, and sprinkle with tomato. Garnish with croutons and Parmesan curls, if desired.
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  1. 212 Ratings


I thought this dish tasted a lot like a well-made chicken caesar salad. I did make a few modifications: used more heat resistant shredded spinach instead of lettuce and used only enough caesar d...

this was a great recipe. i used spinach instead of the lettuce and added bell peppers (yellow and red) for more color and to add some extra vegtables. It turned out great!

This is a good side dish or one to take to a potluck. Tasty and would make again.

I almost didn't rate this recipe since I altered it quite a bit, but I thought it might show the versatility of this yummy simple dish. Rather than butter, I sauteed the chicken cubes in a dash...

I would say this recipe is definitley very good but not 5 star worthy. Not sure why but it is just good. I can't stomach hot lettuce though so both times I have made it I cook the pasta and chic...

Excellent. This has become my most requested recipe when I attend family gatherings. I use Renee's caesar salad dressing with half a cup of parmesan added to it. I add garlic to the chicken whil...

The first time I made this, my boyfriend ate the entire salad himself over a course of 1 1/2 days. The 2nd time I made it, he ate the entire thing within ONE day! I didn't even get a bite! This ...

Two large chicken breasts was plenty for this recipe. I did lightly season the chicken with Johnny's Caesar Garlic Spread before browning it in the butter. I did have to add a little EVOO with t...

Very good with a few changes. I used leftover chicken (marinade for chicken recipe) and cooled the pasta prior to adding to salad. Also, used pre-packaged salad and cherry tomatoes to make lif...