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Chicken-Pasta Salad with Blueberries



Chicken-Pasta Salad with Blueberries
Number of Servings: 6 Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 45 minutes Source: Dairy Council of California
Food Groups: Vegetables, Fruits, Grains, Protein
Holiday: July 4th
Main Ingredient: Chicken & Turkey, Rice, Pasta & Bread
Meal Type: Salads & Dressings
Special Features: Kids Love It, Kids Can Help Make It

Rich, tangy and filling!

Ingredients:

1 (9-ounce) package frozen French cut green Beans, thawed
3 cups shredded cooked Chicken breast (about 1 1/2 pounds), skinned and boned
3 cups cooked Fusilli (spiral-shaped pasta), cooked without salt or fat
1 cup fresh Blueberries
3/4 cup thinly sliced Celery
1/4 cup thinly sliced green Onions
2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh Oregano
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons plain low-fat Yogurt
1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoons reduced-calorie Mayonnaise
3 tablespoons blueberry Vinegar
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon coarsley ground Pepper
Lettuce leaves (optional)

Preparation:

Place green beans between paper towels, and squeeze until barely moist. Combine green beans and next 6 ingredients in large bowl.

Combine yogurt and next 4 ingredients in a bowl; stir well.

Pour over chicken mixture; toss gently.

Cover and chill 2 hours. Serve on a lettuce-lined serving plate, if desired.


Nutrient Information
Calories: 354
Total Fat: 6 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 343 mg
Carbohydrates: 32 g
Protein: 41 g
Fiber: 3 g
Vitamin A: 434 IU
Vitamin C: 11 mg
Calcium: 113 mg
Iron: 3 mg

Cook's Notes: