Grilled Chicken Strawberry Poppy Seed Pasta Salad tastes like spring and summer! It’s bursting with strawberries, feta cheese, and a sweet and tangy poppy seed dressing.
It’s finally starting to feel like spring (it’s a high of 68 here today!!) which has me craving all of the spring flavors.
One of my favorite spring salads is a strawberry poppy seed salad. It’s fresh, sweet, a little salty, and just pretty to look at! I decided to turn it into a more hearty dish with pasta salad and perfectly juicy grilled chicken.
This Strawberry Poppy Seed Pasta Salad was a hit with the fam! Marc was raving about how good the grilled chicken was and the flavors from the pasta salad, and my boys were excited to have fruit in their dinner…ha!
While this pasta was delicious as a lighter spring/summer dinner, I think it’d be a wonderful potluck dish, also. You could omit the grilled chicken (or not!) to make it for a potluck gathering – who can pass up a pasta salad?!
The dressing in this Strawberry Poppy Seed Pasta Salad is so bright and delicious. The dressing is a combination of olive oil, plain Greek yogurt, apple cider vinegar, fresh orange juice, sugar, dijon mustard, and poppy seeds. It’s not overly sweet and has just the right amount of tang from the apple cider vinegar and dijon mustard. I also loved the flavor from the orange juice!
To finish it off, I added crunchy almonds and tangy feta cheese – this pasta salad is delightful and delicious!
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