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Pasta Fruit Salad Recipe

Pasta Fruit Salad Recipe

Reports Dixie Terry of Goreville, Illinois, "When I serve this unusual but delicious dish at a buffet dinner or picnic, it always draws favorable comments. Give it a try!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups uncooked medium pasta shells
  • 1 can (20 ounces) unsweetened pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1 large navel orange, peeled, sectioned and halved
  • 1 cup halved red grapes
  • 1 cup halved green grapes
  • 1 medium apple, chopped
  • 1 large firm banana, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup orange juice concentrate

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Place in a large bowl; add the fruit. Combine yogurt and orange juice concentrate; pour over salad and toss to coat. Cover and chill for several hours. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

One 1-cup serving (prepared with nonfat yogurt) equals 192 calories, 20 mg sodium, trace cholesterol, 42 gm carbohydrate, 6 gm protein, 1 gm fat. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fruit.