Chicken Caprese Pasta Salad Bowls

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Pasta salad is a classic summer side dish, but adding protein (leftover grilled chicken is perfect here) and extra greens makes it a super-satisfying lunch. We use baby spinach, but arugula or baby kale works too. Top with a bright and tangy basil vinaigrette just before serving. The great news is that these easy meal-prep lunches take just 20 minutes to prepare–that’s 4 days of lunches in less than 30 minutes.

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Source:, June 2019




To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 4 days.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size:

1 container

Per Serving:

514 calories; protein 35.7g; carbohydrates 48.9g; dietary fiber 6.8g; sugars 6.1g; fat 18.7g; saturated fat 5.1g; cholesterol 79.8mg; vitamin a iu 4387.8IU; vitamin c 21.1mg; folate 86.3mcg; calcium 233.9mg; iron 3.9mg; magnesium 60.1mg; potassium 801.7mg; sodium 299.4mg; thiamin 0.1mg; added sugar 2g.


3 lean protein, 2 1/2 starch, 1 1/2 fat, 1 medium-fat protein, 1 vegetable

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