Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad

This Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad combines the flavors of a classic Caesar salad with the heartiness of pasta and chicken. It’s a delicious and satisfying dish that’s perfect for a quick lunch or dinner.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

  • Easy to make with simple ingredients.
  • A perfect blend of flavors and textures.
  • Great for meal prep or as a side dish for gatherings.


  • 2 stalks romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup cooked chicken, shredded or cubed
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan
  • 1 cup uncooked rotini or favorite pasta
  • 1 cup croutons
  • 1 cup Caesar dressing
  • Black pepper (optional)


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain, run cold water over it, and drain again. Set aside.
  2. Cut up romaine lettuce into bite-size pieces, discarding the core.
  3. In a large bowl, add lettuce, cold pasta, cooked chicken, Parmesan cheese, croutons, dressing, and black pepper if desired.
  4. Toss to coat the salad with Caesar dressing.
  5. Serve immediately to prevent the lettuce from getting soggy.

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes | Servings: 4 | Kcal: 350 per serving


Store any leftover Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Note that the lettuce may wilt slightly, so it’s best enjoyed fresh.

Recipe Tips:

  • Feel free to customize this salad by adding cherry tomatoes, grilled vegetables, or avocado.
  • For a lighter version, use a light Caesar dressing or make your own with Greek yogurt for a healthier twist.

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