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Chicken Pasta Salad with Grapes and Poppy Seed Dressing

Chicken Pasta Salad with Grapes and Poppy Seed Dressing
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 4
Pull off a dinner pasta salad in less than 30 minutes. Six easy ingredients are all you need.
Updated October 2, 2008
Make With
Make With
Suddenly Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Salad® classic pasta salad mix
  • 1/2 cup refrigerated poppy seed dressing
  • 1 1/2 cups cut-up cooked chicken
  • 3/4 cup halved red grapes
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted

Steps

  • 1
    Empty Pasta mix into 3-quart saucepan 2/3 full of boiling water. Gently boil uncovered 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • 2
    Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Shake to drain well.
  • 3
    In large bowl, stir together seasoning mix and dressing. Add pasta and remaining ingredients; toss to combine. Serve immediately, or refrigerate.

  • To toast almonds, sprinkle in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently until almonds begin to brown, then stirring constantly until they are light brown.
  • Dried cherries can be used instead of the red grapes.
  • You can use frozen diced cooked chicken, thawed, or cut-up deli rotisserie chicken.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
Calories from Fat
200
Total Fat
22g
34%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
16%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
1210mg
50%
Potassium
430mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
54g
18%
Dietary Fiber
3g
13%
Sugars
20g
Protein
22g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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