Fresh lemon, pea pods and almonds give this 30-minute salad its pizzazz.
box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad® ranch & bacon pasta salad mix
teaspoons grated lemon peel
tablespoons fresh lemon juice
cups cubed cooked chicken
cups snow pea pods, strings removed, cut diagonally into 1/2-inch pieces
cup sliced almonds
Leaf lettuce, if desired
Empty Pasta mix into 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of boiling water. Gently boil uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Shake to drain well.
In large bowl, stir together seasoning mix, mayonnaise, lemon peel and lemon juice. Stir in chicken, pea pods and almonds. Serve on lettuce leaves. Serve immediately, or refrigerate.
Make this salad up to 24 hours before serving. If needed, stir in a few drops of milk to make it creamy again.
For fewer calories, use reduced-fat or fat-free mayonnaise.
No leftover cooked chicken on hand? You can buy frozen chopped cooked chicken, canned chunk chicken or rotisserie chicken.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 9 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.