Grilled Caesar Pasta Salad

Prep Time: 20 mins | Total Time: 35 mins | Servings: 5

  • SERVES 5
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 35

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad® Caesar pasta salad mix
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 lb. uncooked boneless chicken tenders (not breaded)
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 heads baby Romaine lettuce, cut in half lengthwise
  • Olive oil for drizzling
  • Croutons, as desired
  • Shaved Parmesan cheese, as desired

Directions

  1. Pour pasta (from Suddenly Salad box) into 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of boiling water. Gently boil uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain pasta. Rinse with cold water; drain well.
  2. In large bowl, mix seasoning & crouton blend (from Suddenly Salad box), 3 tablespoons olive oil and the lemon juice. Stir in cooked pasta. Cover; refrigerate until ready to serve. In small bowl, coat chicken tenders with mustard; set aside.
  3. Heat gas or charcoal grill. Place chicken tenders on grill over medium-high heat. Cover grill; cook chicken tenders about 8 minutes, turning after 4 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink. Drizzle lettuce with olive oil. Place lettuce on grill, cut side down. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or just until light grill marks appear.
  4. To serve, place pasta mixture on large serving platters. Top with chicken tenders. Arrange lettuce around edges of platter; top with cheese.
Nutritional Information per serving:

Calories - 460, Total Fat - 14g, Sodium - 740mg, Protein - 34g, Calcium - 10%, Iron - 30%

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