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Smoked chicken pasta salad with chipotle mayo dressing

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Ingredients 16
Servings 4-6
Time 30 mins


  • Salad ingredients:
  • 200
    uncooked wholewheat fusilli pasta, raw weight
  • 1/2
    English cucumber, deseeded, quartered and diced
  • 1
    red and yellow sweet peppers, cut into strips (1 of each)
  • 1
    cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2
    medium sized smoked chicken fillets, sliced into strips
  • 2
    ears fresh corn, cut of the cob
  • sharp cheddar cheese, thinly shaved or grated
  • 1
    baby radishes, cut into wafer thin rounds
  • micro herbs
  • Dressing ingredients:
  • 1/4
    light mayonnaise
  • 60
    Greek yoghurt
  • 1
    (heaped) chipotle paste
  • squeeze of fresh lemon juice
  • salt and pepper, to taste



To make the dressing, place all the ingredients in a bowl and whisk until well combined.

Cook the pasta according to the packet instructions. Drain thoroughly, drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil and set aside to cool.

Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a pan and flash fry the corn for several minutes. Season lightly with salt and pepper.

Divide the dressing equally between 4 large mason jars.

Layer up the salad starting with the pasta followed by the remaining salad ingredients. Finish with the radishes and micro herbs.

Seal with lids until ready to serve.

Reprinted with the permission of Bibby's Kitchen@36. To see more click here.

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