Chicken Salad: Chicken-Fruit Salad

posted by Meryl 05-01-102 3:21 PM

Chicken-Fruit Salad
Source: Better Homes and Gardens

4 ounces dried rotini or radiatore
1 medium apple, chopped
1-1/2 cups shredded roasted chicken
1 cup seedless red grapes, halved
1 stalk celery, sliced (1/2 cup)
1/4 cup plain fat-free yogurt
1/4 cup light mayonnaise dressing or salad dressing
3 tablespoons fat-free milk
4 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard
1 tablespoon snipped fresh marjoram or 3/4 teaspoon dried marjoram, crushed

Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain again. Combine pasta, chopped apple, chicken, grapes, and celery in a large mixing bowl.

For dressing, combine yogurt, mayonnaise, milk, mustard, and marjoram in a small bowl. Drizzle dressing over pasta mixture; toss gently to coat. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate up to 2 hours.

Makes 4 servings.

Food exchanges: 1 fruit, 1-1/2 starch, 3 meat.

Nutritional facts per serving calories: 408 , total fat: 15 g , saturated fat: 4 g , sodium: 461 mg carbohydrate: 39 g , fiber: 3 g , protein: 30 g , vitamin C: 22 % , calcium: 9 % , iron: 12 %

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