Cherry-Chicken Pasta Salad
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 2-1/2 cups uncooked bow tie pasta
- 3-1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken
- 3 celery ribs, chopped
- 6 green onions, chopped
- 3/4 cup dried cherries
- 1 cup mayonnaise
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- Dash dried tarragon
- Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the chicken, celery, onions and cherries. Drain pasta and rinse in cold water; add to chicken mixture.
- In a small bowl, whisk the mayonnaise, sugar, salt, mustard, pepper and tarragon. Pour over salad and toss to coat. Chill until serving.
Nutrition Facts1 cup: 525 calories, 32g fat (5g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 464mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 2g fiber), 20g protein.
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Apr 25, 2016
Very simple and tasty salad. The celery and onions add a nice crunch and contrast to the chewiness of the cherries. I used 1/8 teaspoon of dried tarragon which seemed to be the right amount of seasoning for my taste.