Greek Chicken Pasta Salad - the recipe for Taziki's Signature Pasta - homemade vinaigrette tossed with penne pasta, chicken, feta, tomatoes, and fresh basil - tastes great warm or cold. Great for a potluck. Can make a day ahead - the flavors get better as it sits. This is seriously delicious!
6-8boneless skinless chicken breasts, grilled and cubed
3cupsfeta cheese, crumbled
6roma tomatoes, seeded and diced
1handful fresh basil, chopped
Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
Place thyme, shallot, balsamic vinegar, lemon, sugar, and Dijon mustard in blender. Pulse a few times. Slowly blend in olive oil. Add salt and pepper to taste.
In a large bowl, combine pasta, chopped chicken, feta, tomatoes and fresh basil. Pour dressing over pasta mixture. Toss to fully coat chicken pasta mixture.
Serve warm or cold.
You can serve this dish warm or cold.Taziki's serves their Signature Pasta over lettuce.You can make this Greek Chicken Pasta Salad ahead of time and refrigerate until ready to serve.Can use any cooked chicken for the chicken in this recipe. Rotisserie chicken would work great.This makes a lot of pasta salad. It is great for a crowd! Feel free to cut the recipe in half if you don't need as much food.