Almond Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe

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Servings: 10

Ingredients

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  • 4 c. cooked, cubed chicken
  • 2 med Apples, cored & coarsely minced (2 c.)
  • 8 ounce Corkscrew or possibly bow tie pasta, cooked & liquid removed
  • 1 x (8 1/2 ounce.) Can pineapple chunks, liquid removed
  • 1/2 c. halved seedless grapes
  • 1/3 c. bias-sliced celery (about 1 stalk)
  • 14 c. thinly sliced green onion
  • 1/4 c. mayonnaise or possibly salad dressing
  • 1/3 c. low-fat plain yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp. Sesame seed
  • 1 tsp Finely shredded lime peel
  • 3 Tbsp. Lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 2 tsp Grated fresh gingerroot or possibly grnd ginger">ginger
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 c. toasted sliced almonds lettuce leaves, lime slices, avocado slices, diced red sweet pepper (optional)

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, toss together cooked chicken, apples, cooked pasta, pineapple, grapes, celery, & onion. For dressing, in a small bowl combine the mayonnaise or possibly salad dressing, yogurt, sesame seed, lime peel, lime juice, honey, gingerroot, & salt. Pour over the pasta mix, toss gently to combine. Cover & chill. To serve, if necessary, add in several Tbsp. of lowfat milk to moisten. Toss gently. Serve on lettuce-lined plates. Top with almonds.
  2. If you like, garnish with lime slices, avocado, and red sweet pepper.
  3. Makes 10main-dish servings.

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 288g
Recipe makes 10 servings
Calories 284  
Calories from Fat 138 49%
Total Fat 15.47g 19%
Saturated Fat 3.73g 15%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 159mg 7%
Potassium 598mg 17%
Total Carbs 24.04g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4.7g 16%
Sugars 14.44g 10%
Protein 15.17g 24%
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