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.