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Spinach Penne Pasta Salad

Kierste Wade | Old Salt Farm
A flavorful combination of ingredients that make a hearty and filling salad. Perfect for lunch or dinner!
Prep Time 45 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch, Salad
Cuisine American, Salad
Servings 10


  • 1 roast chicken, shredded (or 2 cups)
  • 16 oz. penne pasta
  • 11 oz. baby spinach
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 pound bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 3/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4-1/2 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar (or apple cider vinegar)


  • Place rinsed and drained spinach in a large bowl. Sauté onion and red pepper in a little olive oil in a skillet while the pasta is cooking. Drain the pasta well, then add both the pasta and vegetables on top of the spinach while they're hot. Add bacon, feta cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, shredded chicken, and toss well.
  • Combine the olive oil, vinegar, salt and pepper, and mix well. Pour over salad and toss to combine. Serve warm or cold.
Keyword Dinner Ideas, easy dinners, Lunch, Pasta Salad, Salad
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