• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    Healthy Chicken Pasta Salad loaded with spinach, mandarin oranges, craisins, almonds and parmesan cheese, tossed together with a light and healthy creamy citrus dressing.

    Ingredients

    • 8 oz dry farfalle pasta (white or whole wheat)
    • 2 cups cooked, chopped chicken
    • 4 ounces baby spinach (stems removed)
    • 11 oz can mandarin oranges (drained)
    • 1/2 cup craisins
    • 2 green onions (chopped)
    • 1/3 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
    • 1/3 cup slivered almonds (toasted)
    • 2 Tbsp olive oil
    • 2 Tbsp plain Greek yogurt (or mayonnaise)
    • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
    • 3 Tbsp honey
    • Zest and juice from 1 orange
    • Zest and juice from 1 lemon
    • ½ tsp fine sea salt
    • 1/8 tsp freshly cracker pepper

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 668 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 20 g 30.3%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 21.13%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 65 mg 21.81%
    • Sodium: 518 mg 21.59%
    • Calcium: 151 mg 15.12%
    • Potassium: 579 mg 16.53%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 23.25%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 90 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 23.05%
    • Sugar: 42 g
    • Protein: 35 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 55.24%
    • Vitamin C 109.73%
    • Vitamin D 1.22%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs2
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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