Cashew Chicken Rotini Salad ~ Loaded with Cashews, Grapes, Chicken, Pasta and Dried Cranberries! Perfect Pasta Salad Recipe for the Summer!
1 (16 oz) pkg rotini
4 c. cubed chicken
1 c. seedless green grapes, halved
1 c. seedless red grapes, halved
1 (5 oz) pkg dried cranberries
1 c. ranch salad dressing
3/4 c. mayonnaise
2 c. salted cashews
Cook the pasta according to packaged directions. Drain pasta and rinse in cold water.
In a large bowl combine chicken, grapes and cranberries. Add pasta.
In a small bowl, whisk ranch dressing and mayonnaise. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.
Just before serving stir in cashews.
by Julie Evink
I found this recipe on my Facebook page. It is from Julie's website found here. I don't always have cashews on hand, so if that is the case I would substitute roasted or sugared almonds for the cashews.