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Turkey-Melon Pasta Salad

 Turkey-Melon Pasta Salad
Bow tie pasta, turkey and watermelon combine in this breezy summer salad from R. Jean Rand of Edina, Minnesota. It has a sweet-tart taste would pair well with tall glasses of lemonade or iced tea for an outdoor patio lunch.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 2 cups uncooked bow tie pasta
  • 1-1/2 cups cubed cooked turkey breast
  • 1-1/2 cups diced seedless watermelon
  • 1/2 cup sliced celery
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 1/4 cup fat-free plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1-3/4 teaspoons sugar


  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large
  • bowl, combine the turkey, watermelon, celery and onion; set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk the yogurt, mayonnaise, lime juice and sugar
  • until smooth. Drain pasta and rinse in cold water; stir into turkey
  • mixture. Drizzle with the yogurt mixture and toss to coat.
  • Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 4 servings.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.