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Fruited Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe

Fruited Chicken Pasta Salad Recipe

“This easy, 5-ingredient recipe makes a nice alternative to potato salad for a summer side dish.” It’s also refreshing, colorful and a great way to use up leftover chicken. Enjoy! Bridget Francoeur – Adrian, MI
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked bow tie pasta
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup halved green grapes
  • 1/2 cup ranch salad dressing

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the chicken, oranges and grapes. Drain and rinse pasta with cold water; add to chicken mixture. Drizzle with dressing; toss to coat. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 316 calories, 15 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 205 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 17 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.