The flavor of this Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad is completely and totally addicting! The tang and bite of Frank’s Red Hot Sauce come through with the toothsome pasta and has an absolutely amazing flavor!
I can always count on Dawn to have some amazing food ideas and recipes. Last night I asked my Facebook friends for different picnic side dishes than the norm. Grumpy and I are heading to the Saratoga Race Track today to attend an event sponsored by his workplace and we are to bring a dish to share.
Of course, Grumpy wants me to impress and he suggested I take something different from the normal macaroni or pasta salad. Here came Dawn to the rescue along with several other awesome ideas from other FB friends. I flew with Dawn’s because I love buffalo flavor and I have an addiction to Frank’s Red Hot sauce. Just the smell of it makes me swoon!
I made the salad first thing this morning along with a Chocolate Sheet Cake. I had to be safe and have something else ready that was tried and true just in case I messed up the salad! If you need a different pasta salad to take to a reunion, picnic, or just to eat at home alone, then definitely give this a try. Especially if you’re a wing fan. It’s not too spicy, has just a bit of a kick, and is different enough to impress!
If you haven’t seen Dawn’s blog, Vanilla Sugar Blog, then you should definitely take a trip over there and check it out. She always has amazing food, photos, and recipes. I also have to say she has recipes that are out of the ordinary that will blow you away and make you think “why didn’t I think of that?”.
BUFFALO CHICKEN PASTA SALAD – PIN IT!
Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad
The flavor of this Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad is completely and totally addicting! The tang and bite of Frank’s Red Hot Sauce comes through with the toothsome pasta and has an absolutely amazing flavor!
Keyword: Buffalo Chicken, Frank's Red Hot, Hot sauce, Pasta, Pasta Salad, summer recipe
Prep Time: 20minutes
Cook Time: 10minutes
Total Time: 30minutes
Author: Shelby Law Ruttan
8ozdried rotini pastacooked according to package directions
1green onionthinly sliced, including green top
1/3cuproasted red pepper
2-3tbspFrank's Red Hot Sauce
1tbspRoasted Red Pepper Brine(the juice the peppers are in)
Mix pasta, celery, onion, roasted red pepper and chicken in large mixing bowl. Set aside.
Mix together Mayonnaise, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, red pepper brine and crumbled Gorgonzola cheese.
Toss mayo mixture with pasta mixture and chill. Enjoy!
Fat 12g, Carb 11g, Fiber 1, Protein 4Nutrition information calculated using myfitnesspal is provided as a courtesy, but will vary depending on the specific brands of ingredients you use. Please consult with your doctor regarding specific health needs.
Shelby is the author/owner of Grumpy's Honeybunch. Established in 2007, she shares and preserves family recipes as well as recipes for cooking light and keto. She is an experienced, self-taught home cook who loves to share recipes with others. You can see her work on websites such as Veal Made Easy, Parade, Community Table, SoFab Food, Yummly, and FoodGawker.
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