Tuesday, June 10, 2014

BBQ Chicken Ranch Club Pasta Salad



I came up with this recipe on a whim. It was getting late in the day and I still hadn't figured out what to have for dinner. I always have chicken on hand so I grilled up some chicken tenderloins and tossed them in BBQ Sauce and thought they would go great with pasta. It was a hit. My picky toddler loved it so much he had seconds and my husband thought it was great as well. I think I will be making this dish a lot this summer!


BBQ Chicken Ranch Club Pasta Salad
Serves 10
WW PP=9
Cal 371, Carbs, 47.8, Fat 9.1, Fiber 2.5, Protein 21.6

Ingredients
16 oz. boneless skinless chicken tenderloins
16 oz. box tri color rotini pasta
1/2 cup BBQ Sauce (I used Stubbs)
6 oz. white cheddar cheese, cut into cubes
1/2 cup corn
1/2 cup bacon bits or cooked and crumbled bacon
1 can chopped green chilies
1 tomato, diced
1/2 cup Hidden Valley Ranch Sandwich Spread

Grill chicken over medium-high heat 10-12 minutes or until juices run clear. Spread 1/4 cup of bbq sauce over chicken. Sliced and set aside.

While chicken is cooking in a large saucepan cook pasta to al dente. Drain and rinse with cool water.

In a large mixing bowl combine pasta with remaining bbq sauce and ranch spread. Stirring well to coat. Toss in the grilled chicken and remaining ingredients. Serve immediately. Enjoy!






4 comments:

  1. I LOVE the combination of BBQ and ranch. Whoever came up with that is a genius. Love your take on it. I bet it's good cold or hot!

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  2. Oh manzo, this looks amazing! Thanks for linking up at Wonderful Wed Blog Hop and can't wait to see what you bring next week. Carrie, A Mother's Shadow

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  3. Thank you for linking up to Tickle My Tastebuds Tuesday last week. As one of the co-hosts, I will be featuring your recipe on Tickle My Tastebuds Tuesday this week on my site, Detours in Life. Congrats! Please stop by and grab a feature button when you get a chance.

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