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Chicken Penne Salad with Green Beans Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Suzanne Jackson

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Salad:
2 cups uncooked penne
2 cups cut green beans
2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast (or use a roasted chicken from the grocery store)
1/2 cup vertically sliced red onion
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1 1/2 t parsley
1 - 7 ounce jar of roasted peppers

Dressing;
2 T olive oil
2 T red wine vinegar
1 T cold water
1/2 t salt
1/2 t minced garlic
1/4 t pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Cook pasta for 7 minutes, add green beans and cook 4 additional minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. Combine remaining ingredients and toss with dressing.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Recipe came from Cooking Light magazine. The first time we had this salad, we took it to Scott Forsyth's house while they were on vacation and had a pool party with the other Forsyths.

 

 

 

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