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Chicken Pasta Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Chicken Pasta Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 4
Save time with deli chicken and prepared dressing to create this satisfying pasta salad.
Updated April 30, 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked gemelli (twists) pasta (6 oz)
  • 1 1/2 cups cubed smoked chicken (from deli) (8 oz)
  • 3/4 cup halved seedless red grapes
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/2 cup refrigerated poppy seed dressing

Steps

  • 1
    Cook pasta as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 2
    In large bowl, gently mix cooled cooked pasta, chicken, grapes and celery. Pour dressing over salad; toss to coat well. Serve immediately.

  • Add 1/3 cup toasted slivered almonds or cashews to this recipe, if desired. Use Bibb or leaf lettuce to line the bowl.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
140
Total Fat
16g
24%
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
1170mg
49%
Potassium
210mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
49g
16%
Dietary Fiber
3g
11%
Sugars
14g
Protein
16g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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