Chicken and Berry Pesto Pasta Salad

By on June 13, 2022

Chicken and Berry Pesto Pasta Salad

This Chicken and Berry Pesto Pasta Salad is a flavorful and easy to make main dish salad. All the flavors of caprese salad, but using berries instead of tomatoes!



2 cups dry shell shaped pasta, (use gluten-free if needed)

2 cooked boneless skinless chicken breasts, diced

2 cups baby spinach, chopped

1 cup strawberries, hulled and quartered

1 cup blackberries

1/2 cup mini fresh mozzarella balls, (ciliegine)

Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste

2 tablespoons pesto

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

1 teaspoon honey



Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Rinse under cold water and drain. Add the pasta to a large serving bowl.

Add the chicken, spinach, strawberries and blackberries to the pasta. Season with salt and pepper and toss together gently.


In a small bowl whisk together the pesto, vinegar and honey. Pour over the pasta salad and toss together to coat. Taste for seasoning and serve.