Mandarin Chicken Pasta Salad

A delicious and fun party favorite!


1 tsp. finely chopped fresh ginger root
1 garlic clove, pressed
1/3 cup The Spicy Olive’s Honey Ginger White Balsamic Vinegar
1/3 cup The Spicy Olive’s Blood Orange Olive Oil
1-2 tsp. The Spicy Olive’s Roasted Sesame Oil
Whisk together salad dressing ingredients. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
8 oz. uncooked bow tie pasta
1/2 cucumber, seeded and sliced
1/2 cup diced red pepper
2 cups diced cooked chicken
1/2 cup finely sliced red onion
6 oz. finely sliced red onion
6 oz. fresh baby spinach leaves
1 can mandarin oranges
1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
Cook pasta according to package directions, rinse with cold water and place in large salad serving bowl. Add all ingredients and toss with salad dressing. Serve immediately.