Italian salad with smoked chicken, cheese and rocket
This salad has been added by Nelian Looije (Amateur cook)
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  • 400 g cooked pasta (penne)
  • 75 g rocket
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • pitted green olives, halved
  • 150 g smoked chicken strips
  • 1 tablespoon chopped Italian herbs (oregano, thyme, basil, fresh or frozen)
  • 250 g light cheese, cut into thin strips

Dressing ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 tablespoon red or green pesto


Cook the pasta al dente, drain and rinse with cold water.
Slice the rocket slightly smaller.
Carefully spoon the salad ingredients together.
Mix the ingredients for the dressing and stir into the salad.
Sprinkle the salad with chopped walnuts or toasted breadcrumbs.


Additional information

This salad serves 4 people as a starter.