The flavor and juiciness of rotisserie chicken makes this pasta salad a hit with me. You can serve this dish immediately or refrigerate to allow the flavors to blend more and serve cold. Either way it's yummy :-)
1 lb penne pasta
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 tsp crushed garlic
Zest of 1 medium fresh lemon
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, julienned
Salt and pepper to taste
2 1/2 cups cooked rotisserie chicken, shredded
1 pint grape tomatoes, halved
1/2 medium red onion, halved and sliced
5 oz mozzarella, cut into 1/2 cubes
Cook penne al dente according to package instructions, drain and set aside to cool.
Whisk together the vinegar, olive oil, garlic, lemon zest, basil, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
Combine pasta, chicken, tomato, onion and mozzarella in a large serving bowl, toss well, evenly coat with vinaigrette, toss again and serve.
For salad, cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse under cold water. In salad bowl, combine all salad ingredients; set aside. For dressing, whisk all dressing ingredients in small bowl. Add dressing to salad; toss. Adjust seasoning as needed.
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