Easy Chicken Club Pasta Salad

This chicken pasta salad has all the flavors of a chicken club sandwich. Delicious!

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  • 8 ounces corkscrew-shaped pasta
  • ¾ cup Italian-style salad dressing
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 cups chopped, cooked rotisserie chicken
  • 12 slices crispy cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 8 ounces cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup cubed Muenster cheese
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 avocado – peeled, pitted, and chopped


  1. Gather all ingredients.
  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook pasta in the boiling water, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 10 to12 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water.
  3. Whisk Italian-style dressing and mayonnaise together in a large bowl.
  4. Stir in pasta, chicken, bacon, tomatoes, cheese, celery, green bell pepper, and avocado until evenly coated.

Chicken Club Pasta Salad is a delightful twist on the classic pasta salad, infusing all the beloved flavors of a chicken club sandwich into a light and satisfying dish. This recipe combines tender corkscrew-shaped pasta with savory rotisserie chicken, crispy bacon, juicy cherry tomatoes, creamy Muenster cheese, crunchy celery, refreshing green bell pepper, and creamy avocado, all tossed together in a tangy Italian-style dressing and mayonnaise mixture.

The result is a flavor-packed pasta salad that is perfect for picnics, potlucks, or a simple weeknight dinner. Each bite offers a delightful combination of textures and tastes, from the tender pasta to the crunchy bacon and crisp vegetables, all brought together by the creamy dressing. The addition of rotisserie chicken adds protein and depth of flavor, while the avocado provides a creamy richness that balances out the dish perfectly.

What sets this pasta salad apart is its versatility and adaptability. While it’s delicious as written, you can easily customize it to suit your taste preferences or dietary needs. Swap out the pasta for a gluten-free or whole grain alternative, or use a light mayonnaise to reduce the calorie and fat content. You can also adjust the quantities of each ingredient to suit your personal preferences, adding more or less of your favorite toppings as desired.

Not only is this Chicken Club Pasta Salad delicious, but it’s also a smart choice for those following a  plan. With the right portion sizes and ingredient choices, it can fit seamlessly into a balanced eating plan without sacrificing flavor or satisfaction. Plus, it’s a great way to sneak in extra servings of vegetables and protein while enjoying a tasty and satisfying meal.

Whether served as a side dish or a main course, this Chicken Club Pasta Salad is sure to be a hit with family and friends alike. With its bold flavors, hearty ingredients, and simple preparation, it’s the perfect dish for any occasion. So grab your ingredients and whip up a batch of this delicious pasta salad—it’s guaranteed to become a new favorite in your recipe repertoire.

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