It's been awhile since I've joined in Gollum's pot luck Foodie Friday. Today I'm sharing a new recipe I tried this week as I change gears from soups to salads now that warmer weather is here.
This was a delightful salad that Mr. Mid-Atlantic and I both enjoyed - perfect for something a little different from the usual pasta salads.
2 skinless boneless chicken breast halves - cut into bite-sized pieces (cooked - I grilled ours)
1 (16 oz) pkg. uncooked Farfalle (bow tie) pasta
1/2 lb. frozen cooked coctail shrimp (next time I'll add a little more than this)
1 (2.25 oz) can sliced black olives, drained
1 pint cherry tomatoes halved
1/2 cup celery chopped (or baby carrots if you prefer)
1 cucumber diced
1/2 cup Greek salad dressing (or Italian, oil & Vinegar....you get the idea)
1 (6 oz) pkg feta cheese crumbles
seasonings to taste
Bring large pot of water to a boil - add pasta and cook 8-10 minutes - drain and cool to room temperature.
Mix chicken. pasta, shrimp, olives, tomatoes, celery and cucumber. Toss with dressing and feta cheese and seasonings.
For more great recipes, be sure to visit Gollum at "Designs by Gollum" -- you'll find some very tempting recipes to add to your collection.
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