Winter Fruit Pasta Salad

Winter Fruit Pasta Salad

Pastabilities? Try apples, pears, cranberries and a tangy orange dressing.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

50

Minutes

Makes

8

servings

1
cup uncooked small pasta shells (4 ounces)
1
medium apple, chopped (1 1/4 cups)
1
medium pear, chopped (1 1/4 cups)
4
medium green onions, chopped (1/4 cup)
1/4
cup chopped pecans
1/4
cup dried cranberries
1/3
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
3
tablespoons orange marmalade
1/2
teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  2. In large glass or plastic bowl, mix pasta, apple, pear, onions, pecans and cranberries. Mix all remaining ingredients; stir into pasta mixture.
  3. Cover and refrigerate at least 30 minutes until chilled.
Makes 8 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Substitution
Dried cherries, dried blueberries or raisins can be used instead of the dried cranberries.
Success
Crisp red eating apples, such as Gala, Cortland, Delicious and Braeburn, are the best choices for this recipe.
Special Touch
Consider the pasta possibilities! Instead of pasta shells, use fun holiday pasta shapes such as trees, stars, bells or ornaments.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 200
    • (Calories from Fat 90),
  • Total Fat 10g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 130mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 26g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.