Weight Watchers Caesar salad cups – 2 point

Welcome to a culinary delight that merges the timeless appeal of a Caesar salad with the comforting allure of traditional pasta. Perfect for family gatherings or any occasion, this Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad seamlessly blends the richness of seasoned croutons, succulent chicken, crisp romaine lettuce, and the savory notes of Parmesan cheese. Tossed in a homemade or low-calorie store-bought Caesar dressing, this dish not only tantalizes the taste buds but also offers a nutritional profile that aligns with mindful eating.

Nutrition Information: Per Serving:

  • Calories: 175
  • Total Fat: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 25mg
  • Sodium: 285mg
  • Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Net Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Protein: 6g

Points® per serving: 4

Preparation Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 8 oz. dry rotini, penne, or any whole grain medium pasta
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, bite-sized chunks
  • 6 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup seasoned croutons
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 tsp coarse ground black pepper
  • 1/2-3/4 cup Caesar dressing (homemade or low-calorie store-bought)


  1. Begin by cooking the pasta al dente according to the package instructions. Once done, drain the water and rinse the pasta under cold water. Set it aside.
  2. In a generously sized salad bowl, combine the cooled pasta, bite-sized chicken, chopped romaine lettuce, seasoned croutons, shredded Parmesan cheese, and a dash of coarse black pepper.
  3. Cover the bowl and allow the mixture to chill in the refrigerator until you’re ready to serve.
  4. Just before serving, toss the salad with your preferred amount of Caesar dressing, ranging between 1/2 cup and 3/4 cup, ensuring an even distribution of flavors.
  5. Serve and relish the delightful combination of textures and tastes in every bite.

Additional Insights:

  • Whole Grain Option: For a healthier twist, consider using whole grain pasta. Not only does it add a nutty flavor, but it also aligns with dietary preferences.
  • Gluten-Free Adaptation: Embrace gluten-free pasta for a celiac-friendly version, making this recipe inclusive and suitable for various dietary needs.
  • Nutritional Balance: The blend of protein from the chicken, fiber from the whole grain pasta, and the fresh crunch of romaine lettuce provides a balanced and satisfying meal.
  • Customizable Dressing: Tailor the Caesar dressing to your liking, experimenting with flavors to achieve the perfect balance of creaminess and zest.

In Summary:

Elevate your culinary experience with this Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad that effortlessly marries the classic Caesar elements with the heartiness of pasta. Whether you’re hosting a family gathering or seeking a satisfying meal, indulge in the rich textures and robust flavors of this delectable dish. With nutritional consciousness at its core, this recipe not only offers a gastronomic adventure but also a wholesome dining experience.

This Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad is a combination of your favorite Caesar salad and traditional pasta salad. Perfect for family gatherings, This is delicius <3


4 Points® per serving

PREP TIME10 minutes

COOK TIME10 minutes

TOTAL TIME20 minutes


  • 8 oz.  dry rotini, penne, or any whole grain medium pasta if you have whole grain pasta as a zero point food. You can use gluten-free pasta, if desired.
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, cut into bite sized chunks 
  • 6 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup seasoned croutons
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, shredded 
  • 1/4 tsp course ground black pepper 
  • 1/2-3/4 cup Caesar dressing homemade or low calorie store bought Caesar dressing


  1. Cook pasta al dente according to package directions. Drain water and run under cold water. Set aside.
  2. In a large salad bowl combine, cooked cooled pasta, chicken, romaine lettuce, croutons, Parmesan cheese, and course black pepper. 
  3. Cover and chill in the fridge until ready to serve.
  4. Toss with desired amount of dressing (between 1/2 cup and 3/4 cup) just before serving,
  5. Enjoy!