Saturday, July 19, 2008

Chopped Salad

Serve this with a loaf of French Bread for a great Summer Evening Meal

4 oz salad pasta (ditalini) *small tube shaped pasta (1 cup)
10 oz torn Romaine lettuce(8 cups)
2 Cups cooked diced chicken
1 medium tomato (seeded)and diced
1 firm ripe avocado peeled and diced
1/2 Cup sliced green onions with the tops
6 slices bacon cooked crisp, drained and crumbled
1/4 C. crumbled blue cheese(optional)
1/2 C. Italian dressing

1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water using a large Colander.
2. Meanwhile chop lettuce into bite sized pieces. Dice Chicken,tomato and avocado and slice green onions.
3. In a large serving bowl, combine pasta,lettuce,chicken,tomato,avocado,green onions,bacon and blue cheese. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Serve Immediately

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