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Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad with Caramelized Onion, Broccoli and Mango

Posted by on Jun. 28, 2012 at 11:07 AM
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Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad with Caramelized Onion, Broccoli and Mango from the Betty Crocker site!

Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad with Caramelized Onion, Broccoli and Mango

You Need:


1
package (8oz) uncooked campanelle or rotini pasta
3
boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 lb)
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
medium onion, finely chopped (3/4 cup)
3
cups fresh broccoli florets
2
ripe mangoes, seed removed, peeled, and cut up
1
red bell pepper, chopped
1
medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise, then cut crosswise into slices (1 cup)
1
bottle (8 oz) Italian dressing
1/2
teaspoon salt

To Make:

  • 1Heat gas or charcoal grill. Cook pasta as directed on package; drain. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well.
  • 2Meanwhile, place chicken on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 15 to 20 minutes, turning once or twice until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Cool slightly. Cut into 3/4-inch cubes.
  • 3In 8-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Stir in onion; cook uncovered 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 4Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook 10 to 15 minutes longer, stirring every 5 minutes, until onion is deep golden brown (onion will shrink during cooking). Cool slightly.
  • 5In large bowl, combine pasta, chicken, caramelized onion and remaining ingredients; toss gently to coat. Cover; refrigerate 30 minutes to blend flavors.

Serves: 8

by on Jun. 28, 2012 at 11:07 AM
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kurtkamkaitsmom
by Kerry on Jun. 28, 2012 at 11:25 AM

looks good

VintageWife
by on Jun. 28, 2012 at 11:26 AM

Yum! Yum! Yum!

VanBurren
by Beth on Jun. 28, 2012 at 1:31 PM

That looks incredible!!  Such an easy dish, and it would be perfect for the hot weather that's hitting hard.

amyjane22
by Amy on Jun. 28, 2012 at 5:07 PM

Yum!  I love that it includes fruit, too!

snuggiewoogie
by on Jun. 28, 2012 at 8:39 PM

 Yummm.....

Dabberdoo
by Gold Member on Jun. 28, 2012 at 9:50 PM
Looks Yum until you get to the mango. I've never had it before.
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