Monday, July 9, 2012

Pasta Salad With Chicken, Cucumber, Cherry Tomatoes and Feta



Ingredients:

Kosher salt
1/2 pound penne
1 cup chopped cooked chicken
1 cup diced cucumber
1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
Pinch of red pepper flakes
1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
Freshly ground pepper

Directions:

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook as the label directs; drain and rinse under cold water. Transfer to a large bowl.

Add the chicken, cucumber, cherry tomatoes and feta to the bowl with the pasta.

Make the dressing: Cook the garlic and red pepper flakes in a saucepan with the olive oil over medium heat, stirring, 3 minutes; let cool. Season with salt and pepper. Pour over the pasta salad and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Chill for up to 3 hours.

Recipe shared from: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/pasta-salad-with-chicken-cucumber-cherry-tomatoes-and-feta-recipe/index.html