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Chicken Cashew Pasta Salad

A delicious blend of flavors.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine All-American
Keyword Cashew, Chicken, Pasta Salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Author Lynn / Turnips 2 Tangerines


  • 1 16 oz package pasta of choice
  • 1 cup ranch or buttermilk ranch salad dressing
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 - 4 cups cooked, cubed chicken breast
  • 1 20 oz can pineapple tidbits, drained well
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 4 whole green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups green grapes, sliced in half
  • 5 oz dried cherries or cranberries
  • 2 cups roasted and salted cashews


  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, rinse under cold running water, drain well.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together salad dressing and mayo. Add the drained pasta, chicken, pineapple, celery, green onions, grapes and dried cherries. Toss well to coat. Refrigerate. Sprinkle with cashews right before serving.