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Dijon Asparagus Chicken Salad



Dijon Asparagus Chicken Salad
Number of Servings: 6 Total Preparation Time: 15 to 30 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: 15 to 30 minutes Source: Dairy Council of California
Food Groups: Vegetables, Grains, Protein
Main Ingredient: Chicken & Turkey
Meal Type: Dinner Entrée
Origin: American
Special Features: Kids Can Help Make It

Ingredients:

1 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
6 ounces twisty pasta cooked, rinsed with cold water and drained
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cooked and cubed
1 package (10 ounces) frozen asparagus spears, thawed and cut into 2-inch pieces
1 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch squares

Preparation:

In large bowl, stir mayonnaise, mustard, lemon juice, salt and black pepper. Add pasta, chicken, asparagus and red bell pepper; toss to coat well. Cover; refrigerate.


Nutrient Information
Calories: 404
Total Fat: 30 g
Saturated Fat: 3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 20 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5 g
Sodium: 1783 mg
Carbohydrates: 11 g
Protein: 20 g
Fiber: 2 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium:
Iron:

Cook's Notes:

Omit the teaspoon of salt to reduce the sodium in this dish. Consider using yogurt instead of mayonnaise as well.