Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad with Caramelized Onion, Broccoli and Mango

Boasting the flavors of caramelized onions, broccoli, red bell peppers and mangoes, this pasta salad has earned top ratings from Betty members.

  • Prep Time 60 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 8

1
package (8oz) uncooked campanelle or rotini pasta
3
boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 lb)
1
tablespoon olive oil
1
medium onion, finely chopped (3/4 cup)
3
cups fresh broccoli florets
2
ripe mangoes, seed removed, peeled, and cut up
1
red bell pepper, chopped
1
medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise, then cut crosswise into slices (1 cup)
1
bottle (8 oz) Italian dressing
1/2
teaspoon salt

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Cook pasta as directed on package; drain. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well.
  • 2 Meanwhile, place chicken on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 15 to 20 minutes, turning once or twice until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Cool slightly. Cut into 3/4-inch cubes.
  • 3 In 8-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Stir in onion; cook uncovered 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 4 Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook 10 to 15 minutes longer, stirring every 5 minutes, until onion is deep golden brown (onion will shrink during cooking). Cool slightly.
  • 5 In large bowl, combine pasta, chicken, caramelized onion and remaining ingredients; toss gently to coat. Cover; refrigerate 30 minutes to blend flavors.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
810mg
810%;
Total Carbohydrate
42g
42%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
19g
19%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
50%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.