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Chicken Pasta Salad

Chicken Pasta Salad

79 Ratings
79 Ratings
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MyPlate Kitchen
Makes: 7 Servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Colorful veggies, black beans, and pasta make this salad healthy, flavorful, and filling. Make it several hours ahead and let it chill in the refrigerator for a quick summer dinner.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked small pasta
  • 1 1/2 cups canned chicken (drained)
  • 1 cup diced bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onion
  • 1 cup shredded yellow squash
  • 1/2 cup canned corn kernels (drained)
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1 can black beans, low sodium (15 oz, rinsed and drained)
  • 1/2 cup fat-free Italian dressing

Directions

1. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain; rinse.
2. Combine first eight ingredients (pasta through black beans) in a large bowl.
3. Toss gently with salad dressing.
4. Chill for several hours to blend flavors.
 

Source:

North Carolina Department of Public Health & North Carolina Cooperative Extension. Color Me Healthy.

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/7 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 235
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 22 mg
Sodium 530 mg
Carbohydrates 30 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 19 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 48 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 423 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 235
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 5 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 93 mg
Cholesterol 22 mg
Carbohydrates 30 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 19 g
Minerals
Calcium 48 mg
Potassium 423 mg
Sodium 530 mg
Copper 245 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 49 mg
Phosphorus 203 mg
Selenium 20 mcg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 45 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0.5 mcg
Vitamin C 25 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 22 mcg
Folate 111 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.3 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 3 mg
Choline 58 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 cups
Grains 1/2 ounces
Protein Foods 3 ounces

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