Winter Fruit Pasta Salad

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 8
Winter Fruit Pasta Salad

Ingredients

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

Steps

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  • 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.

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Tips

Expert Tips

  • Dried cherries, dried blueberries or raisins can be used instead of the dried cranberries.
  • Crisp red eating apples, such as Gala, Cortland, Delicious and Braeburn, are the best choices for this recipe.
  • Consider the pasta possibilities! Instead of pasta shells, use fun holiday pasta shapes such as trees, stars, bells or ornaments.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10g
0%
Saturated Fat
1g
0%
Cholesterol
5mg
0%
Sodium
130mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
26g
0%
Dietary Fiber
2g
0%
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
4%
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.

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