Pasta-Chicken Salad on Watermelon Wedges

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups uncooked mini penne pasta or other small pasta (about 6 oz)
2
cups cut-up cooked chicken breast
1
cup red grapes, cut in half
8
medium green onions, sliced (1/2 cup)
3/4
cup reduced-calorie mayonnaise or salad dressing
3
tablespoons fat-free (skim) milk
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2
teaspoon salt
12
watermelon wedges, 1 inch thick
1/4
cup sliced almonds, toasted*

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 2
    In large bowl, mix pasta, chicken, grapes and onions. In small bowl, mix mayonnaise, milk, mustard and salt; stir into pasta mixture.
  • 3
    To serve, place 3 watermelon wedges on each of 6 dinner plates. Divide salad evenly among watermelon wedges. Sprinkle with almonds.

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Tips

Expert Tips

*To toast almonds, bake uncovered in ungreased shallow pan in 350°F oven 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown.

The pasta salad can be made ahead and refrigerated. Arrange watermelon wedges with the salad just before serving.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
520
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
26%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
50mg
16%
Sodium
620mg
26%
Potassium
930mg
26%
Total Carbohydrate
72g
24%
Dietary Fiber
5g
19%
Sugars
42g
Protein
23g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%
70%
Vitamin C
50%
50%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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