Healthified Turkey-Pasta Salad

Healthified Turkey-Pasta Salad

75% less fat • 46% fewer calories • 46% more vitamin A than the original recipe. Smart substitutions brought down the fat and calories - broccoli adds more nutrients. From Live Better America.

Prep Time

45

Minutes

Total Time

2:45

Hrs:Mins

Makes

10

servings

Salad
1
box (14.5 oz) uncooked multigrain or whole grain rotini or rotelle pasta
3
cups small fresh broccoli florets
1 1/2
cups cubed cooked turkey breast (1/2 lb)
1/2
cup dried cherries
1
small onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
1
medium stalk celery, chopped (1/2 cup)
1/2
cup unblanched whole almonds, toasted*
Dressing
1 1/2
cups Yoplait® Fat Free plain yogurt (from 2-lb container)
1/2
cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
2
tablespoons Dijon mustard
1
tablespoon champagne vinegar, white wine vinegar or cider vinegar
1/4
cup powdered sugar
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
1/2
teaspoon poppy seed
  1. Cook pasta as directed on package omitting salt and adding broccoli for last 2 minutes of cooking; drain. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain.
  2. In large bowl, mix pasta, broccoli and all remaining salad ingredients except almonds.
  3. In medium bowl, beat dressing ingredients with wire whisk until smooth. Add to pasta mixture; toss to mix well. Cover; refrigerate at least 2 hours to blend flavors. Before serving, stir in almonds.
Makes 10 servings (1 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
*To toast almonds, heat oven to 350°F. Spread almonds in ungreased shallow pan. Bake uncovered 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light brown.
What is “Healthified”?
We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.
Success
If the salad is a bit dry, just stir in 1 to 2 tablespoons fat-free (skim) milk before serving.
Substitution
Dried cranberries can be substituted for the cherries—also, if you really like poppy seed, go ahead and stir in a little extra.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 340
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 1 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 470mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 44g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 12g),
  • Protein 19g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 1 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.