Large chicken grape pasta salad

Chicken and Grape Pasta Salad

My mother passed this recipe for pasta chicken salad 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.

Yield: 4-6 servings

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Chicken and Grape Pasta Salad Recipe

  • 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
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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.

Yield: 4-6 servings
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.


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1 Comment

Nora Jende

I used green and purple grapes for color,pumpkin seeds for salty crunch! It was wonderful!