Creamy Buffalo "Chicken" Pasta Salad

Bow-tie pasta, sweet bell peppers, crisp celery, and MorningStar Farms® Buffalo Wings are coated in a zesty buffalo sauce and ready in no time for a dish that's great as a main or on the side! 

Ingredients

  • 10.5 oz. package MorningStar Farms® Buffalo Wings, baked according to package directions
  • 8 oz. dry bow tie pasta, cooked al dente, according to package directions and rinsed in cold water
  • 1 cup mayonnaise (can be olive oil type)
  • 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup bottled Buffalo Wing Sauce (any brand)
  • 1/2 tsp. celery salt
  • 1/4 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 TBS granulated sugar
  • 1 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup diced sweet bell pepper (red, yellow, or orange)
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 1 large green onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese crumbles (optional)

Instructions

  1. In large bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, buffalo wing sauce, celery salt, fresh ground black pepper, and sugar
  2. When cool enough to handle, chop baked MorningStar Farms® Buffalo Wings into bite sized pieces.
  3. Add pasta, celery, bell pepper, onion, carrot and cooked pasta to the sauce. Stir to coat. Toss in chopped MorningStar Farms® Buffalo Wings and stir. Sprinkle with green onion and blue cheese crumbles (if using).
  4. Cover and refrigerate for about an hour to allow flavors to combine. Serve cold or at room temperature.

Yield: 8-10 servings

Prep Time: 00 hrs. 10 mins.

Cook time: 01 hrs. 00 mins.

Total time: 1 hrs. 10 mins.


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