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Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe

Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe

This Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad is a tangy, creamy pasta salad with chicken, shell pasta, celery, carrots, and tomatoes, covered in a creamy sauce made with spicy Buffalo Wing Sauce, like Frank’s Hot Sauce, and ranch dressing with bleu cheese crumbles.
Course Pasta Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Pasta Salad, Buffalo Chicken, Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 245kcal
Author Michele


  • 1 12-ounce package small shell pasta
  • 2 cups shredded chicken
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3/4 cup ranch dressing
  • 1/4 cup Buffalo Wing Sauce (Like Frank's Red Hot Sauce)
  • 6 ounces bleu cheese crumbles


  • Prepare the pasta according to package directions. Drain and rinse. Place into a large bowl.
  • While the pasta is cooking, make the creamy Buffalo Wing Ranch Pasta Sauce by stirring together the ranch dressing, buffalo wing sauce, and blue cheese crumbles. Set aside.
  • Add the shredded chicken, chopped celery, shredded carrots, and halved cherry tomatoes to the bowl with the pasta and stir until combined.
  • Pour the Buffalo Wing Ranch Pasta Sauce over the pasta salad and stir until all ingredients are covered in the dressing.
  • Refrigerate until ready to serve.


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Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 888mg | Potassium: 249mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1665IU | Vitamin C: 5.9mg | Calcium: 133mg | Iron: 0.5mg