Chicken and Tortellini Salad

Chicken and Tortellini Salad

Enjoy this cheesy chicken and pasta salad – perfect for a hearty dinner.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

2:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

4

servings

1
package (7 oz) dried cheese-filled tortellini
1/3
cup chicken broth
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1
teaspoon sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
1 1/2
cups cut-up cooked chicken or turkey
3
cups bite-size pieces mixed greens
1
small bell pepper (any color), cut into 1/2-inch squares
  1. Cook tortellini as directed on package. Meanwhile, in container with tight-fitting lid, shake wine, tarragon, oil, lemon juice, sugar, salt and pepper until well mixed. Drain tortellini; rinse with cold water. In large bowl, combine tortellini and chicken. Add dressing and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours or overnight.
  2. Just before serving, add greens and bell pepper to tortellini mixture; toss to combine.
Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 serving )
  • Calories 300
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 70mg;
  • Sodium 730mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 23g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 21g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.