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Chicken Pasta Salad with Gourmet Five Blend

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Serving Size: 
  • 1/2 lb. Pappardelle’s Gourmet Five Blend
  • 5-6 chicken thighs, skinned
  • 1 jar marinated artichoke hearts, reserve juice
  • 5 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons capers (large Italian type), drained
  • 1 teaspoon tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 2 oz. Spanish olives (pimento stuffed), sliced
  • 2-3 cups romaine lettuce, coarsely chopped

Vinaigrette Dressing*

  • Marinade reserved from artichoke hearts
  • 3/4 cup Bella Sol Califonia Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup and 1 tablespoon, red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2-3 anchovy fillets, finely chopped

*Or use Bella Sol Tuscan Dipping Oil


  1. Arrange chicken in skillet. Add water to halfway immerse chicken and heat on medium-high, covered, until water boils. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and allow chicken to cool in juices
  2. Cook pasta in 6-8 quarts of boiling salted water until al dente (about 8-10 minutes). Drain and set aside in a colander.
  3. Remove bones from cooled chicken and cut into bite-sized chunks. Mix vinaigrette dressing in separate bowl with whisk. (-Or- *Use Bella Sol Tuscan Dipping Oil in place of vinaigrette dressing).
  4. Combine pasta, chicken, artichokes, olives, scallions, capers, tarragon, and basil. Toss with 1/2 cup vinaigrette dressing and refrigerate for 1 hour. Before serving, toss with romaine lettuce, adding more dressing if needed.

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