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Smoked Turkey Pasta Salad Recipe

Smoked Turkey Pasta Salad Recipe

“I made a large version of this colorful pasta salad for a Super Bowl party, and all my guests loved it. They wanted to know what I put in it to make it taste so good,” Ana Colon writes from Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked tricolor spiral pasta
  • 1/4 pound cubed deli smoked turkey
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) cubed Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/2 small cucumber, thinly sliced and halved
  • 1/3 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Dash pepper

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. In a serving bowl, combine the pasta, turkey, cheese, cucumber, red pepper and onion.
  • 2. In a small bowl, whisk the sour cream, mayonnaise, milk, honey, mustard and pepper. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving. Yield: 4 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup (prepared with reduced-fat cheese, reduced-fat sour cream and reduced-fat mayonnaise) equals 243 calories, 10 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 37 mg cholesterol, 555 mg sodium, 21 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.