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Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad

This Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad is a simple dish that's ready in less than 30 minutes. Romaine lettuce, fresh pasta, chicken, and Parmesan cheese are tossed in a creamy caesar dressing that's full of flavor. Light, yet filling, this easy dish makes a delicious weeknight meal!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken recipe, pasta recipe, pasta salad recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 472kcal


  • 8 ounces dry rotini pasta (or any other kind that you prefer)
  • 4 cups chopped Romaine lettuce
  • 2 medium chicken breasts , cooked and diced into small pieces
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes , halved
  • 3/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 3/4 cup Caesar salad dressing , any kind
  • Black pepper , to taste
  • 1 cup croutons


  • Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente. Drain and immediately rinse in cold water. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, add the lettuce, chicken, tomatoes, Parmesan cheese, and pasta.
  • Toss with dressing. Add black pepper (if desired), croutons, and more Parmesan cheese, if necessary.
  • Serve immediately.


This salad can be prepared ahead of time, if needed. Simply make salad as instructed, but add the dressing right before serving.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 472kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 758mg | Potassium: 386mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 353IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 116mg | Iron: 2mg