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Chicken Caesar Salad with a Twist

Chicken Caesar Salad with a TwistThe 'twist' in this fast and tasty chicken Caesar salad, with julienned mozzarella cheese, is the rotini pasta. Also great with leftover turkey, too!

Recipe Ingredients:

2 whole boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 cup prepared Caesar salad dressing - divided use
4 cups torn romaine lettuce
2 ounces dry rotini pasta, cooked
1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) julienned mozzarella or provolone cheese
3/4 cups croutons

Cooking Directions:

  1. Marinate the chicken breasts in 1/2 cup of the salad dressing for 30 minutes.
  2. Prepare the grill according to the manufacturer’s directions.
  3. Grill the chicken for 15 to 20 minutes over medium heat, turning once, until cooked.
  4. While the chicken is grilling, combine the salad greens, cooked pasta, cheese, croutons, and remaining salad dressing. Arrange on a serving platter.
  5. Cut the chicken into strips; place on the pasta salad.

Makes 8 servings.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.