Cashew Chicken Pasta Salad
Prepare this fun salad for a potluck...you won't be bringing home leftovers, that's for sure!
1 package (16 oz) spiral pasta
4 cups cubed cooked chicken
1 can (20 oz) pineapple tidbits, drained
1-1/2 cups sliced celery
3/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
1 cup seedless red grapes, halved
1 cup seedless green grapes, halved
1 package (6 oz) dried cranberries
1 cup ranch salad dressing
3/4 cup mayonnaise
2 cups salted cashews
Cook pasta according to package directions. In a large bowl, combine chicken, pineapple, celery, onions, grapes and cranberries. Drain the pasta and rinse it in cold water. Stir pasta into chicken mixture.
In a small bowl, whisk ranch dressing and mayonnaise together. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Just before serving, stir in cashews.
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