Chicken Cherry Pasta Salad




Serve at a luncheon or buffet.


  1. Heat oil over medium-high heat. Brown chicken strips on all sides until juices run clear (about 15 minutes); drain. Cool; cut into cubes. Cook pasta in boiling salted water according to package directions. Rinse with cold water;drain. Combine chicken, pasta, celery, onion and cherries. Combine mayonnaise, poppyseed dressing, salt and pepper. Fold 1 3/4 cups dressing into salad, reserving 3/4 cup dressing. Refrigerate, covered, several hours or overnight.
  2. To Serve: Fold in spinach and walnuts; add remaining dressing as needed. Spoon into lettuce-lined serving dish.
* Recipes created for given quantity. Changes to quantities are for planning purposes only and have not been tested.