Chicken and Grape Pasta Salad Recipe

Submitted By: Jennifer from Chicago.

Chicken and Grape Pasta Salad Notes

My mother passed this recipe on to me. It's a cold salad that's perfect for summer gatherings. It's also an excellent use of leftover chicken and turkey.

  • 2 cups macaroni, or other pasta, cooked
  • 1-2 cups chicken or turkey, cooked and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup grapes, washed and cut in half
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds, or nuts of your choice
  • 3/4 cup Miracle Whip salad dressing
  • 3/4 cup Cool Whip
  • 3/4 cup celery, diced
  • 1/4 cup onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon paprika, for garnish
Serves / Yields

4-6 servings

Preparation Instructions

Cook pasta, and chicken (or turkey). Cool and chill. Mix salad dressing and Cool Whip. Toss the pasta, chicken, grapes, nuts, celery and onion together in a large bowl. Add the salad dressing and Cool Whip mixture. Toss to coat the salad evenly. Sprinkle the top with paprika. Refrigerate until serving time.

Helpful Hints

You can adjust the amount of Miracle Whip and Cool Whip using equal amounts of both. Fat-free and low-fat versions of both are available to bring down the fat and calorie content.

Quick Shopping List

Hungarian Sweet Paprika
Ground, in a glass shaker jar
1/2 cup shaker jar, net wt. 2.5 oz.

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