D’Amico’s Dried Cherry Pasta Salad
- 2 c. mayonnaise
- 2 T. Dijon mustard
- 1/4 c. powdered sugar
- 1 oz. champagne vinegar
- 1 oz. water
- 1/2 t. black pepper
- 1/2 t. poppy seeds
- 2 t. sea salt
- 1 # rotelle pasta
- 1 T. olive oil
- 8 oz. sautéed/grilled chicken breasts, cut into bite size pieces (may use turkey)
- 3 oz. dried cherries (may use Craisins that have a cherry flavor)
- 1/2 c. yellow onion, medium diced
- 1/2 c. medium diced celery
- 1/2 c. slivered almonds
Preparation time 15mins
Mix together all the ingredients for the dressing; set aside.
Cook the pasta al dente, drain, toss in olive oil and cool completely.
Combine pasta, chicken, cherries, celery, onion and ½ the almonds in a large bowl. Mix in dressing to desired consistency. Taste for salt and adjust if necessary.
Transfer to a serving dish and top with the remaining almonds.