Chicken-Pasta Salad

Snow peas and cherry tomatoes give this salad colossal color and tempting tastes!

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 19 min
  • Servings 4

1 2/3
cups uncooked rotini pasta (5 ounces)
1
package (6 ounces) frozen snow (Chinese) pea pods, thawed and drained
1/3
cup reduced-calorie mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4
cup fat-free French dressing
2
cups cut-up cooked chicken or turkey
1
cup cherry tomato, cut in half

  • 1 Cook pasta as directed on package--except add pea pods for last 2 minutes of cooking; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 2 Mix mayonnaise and French dressing in large bowl. Add pasta, pea pods, chicken and tomatoes; toss.

Expert Tips

Go ahead and use any salad dressing you have on hand--Italian, Caesar or ranch will really go well with this simple chicken salad.

This is a great recipe for using up leftover chicken or turkey. If you don't have any on hand, just grab a rotisserie-cooked chicken from the deli.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
365
(
Calories from Fat
115 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13 g
13 %
(Saturated Fat
3 g,
3 %
),
Cholesterol
65 mg
65 %;
Sodium
340 mg
340 %;
Total Carbohydrate
39 g
39 %
(Dietary Fiber
3 g
3 %
),
Protein
26 g
26 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
12%;
Vitamin C
48%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
18%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Vegetable; 2 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.