Kale Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad

1. Place dressing ingredients in a blender and process until smooth.


2. Place kale in a large bowl and toss with a small amount of dressing until lightly softened. Add cooked pasta, chicken and shredded Parmesan to the bowl. Drizzle the remaining dressing over and toss gently to combine.



3. Transfer pasta salad to a serving bowl and garnish with more shredded Parmesan. Serve immediately or keep cold until ready to serve.

Kale Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad
Serves 6

All you need:
Dressing
Juice of 1 lemon
1/2 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
2 teaspoons anchovy paste
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper, to taste

1 bunch kale, stemmed and sliced thin (I prefer lacinato kale for this)
1/2 pound pasta (penne, rotini, wagon wheels, etc.), cooked, drained and rinsed with cool water
1 pound cooked chicken breast, diced small
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese, plus more for garnish

All you do:
1. Place dressing ingredients in a blender and process until smooth.

2. Place kale in a large bowl and toss with a small amount of dressing until lightly softened. Add cooked pasta, chicken and shredded Parmesan to the bowl. Drizzle the remaining dressing over and toss gently to combine.

3. Transfer pasta salad to a serving bowl and garnish with more shredded Parmesan. Serve immediately or keep cold until ready to serve.

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