Chicken Pasta Salad

Enjoy this delightful pasta salad made with chicken, pasta and veggies that is ready in 20 minutes.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
cups uncooked rotini pasta (6 ounces)
1
package (6 ounces) frozen Chinese pea pods, thawed and drained
1/3
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4
cup French dressing
2
cups cut-up cooked chicken or turkey
1
cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 Cook pasta as directed on package—except add pea pods about 2 minutes before pasta is done; drain. Rinse pasta and pea pods with cold water; drain.
  • 2 Mix mayonnaise and French dressing in large bowl. Add pasta mixture and remaining ingredients; toss.

Expert Tips

For an interesting twist, substitute 1/2 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes (rehydrated) for the cherry tomatoes in this recipe.

For 5 grams of fat and 295 calories per serving, use fat-free French dressing and substitute plain fat-free yogurt for the mayonnaise.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
460
(
Calories from Fat
225),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
25g
25%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
290mg
290%;
Total Carbohydrate
35g
35%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Lean Meat; 4 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.