Pasta Salad with Chicken, Raisins, and Almonds
Pasta Salad with Chicken, Raisins, and Almonds
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 15 min
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  • Summary

    This recipe works well using leftover or rotisserie chicken. Yogurt and lemon create a tart, creamy sauce without adding a lot of fat.

    Ingredients

    • Coarse salt and ground pepper
    • 8 ounces whole-wheat penne rigate (or other short pasta)
    • 2 1/2 cups cooked shredded chicken
    • 1 cup plain low-fat yogurt
    • 1/2 cup golden raisins (optional)
    • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped fresh parsley
    • 2 tablespoons toasted almonds, coarsely chopped
    • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest, plus 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 521 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 10 g 15.84%
    • Saturated Fat: 3 g 13.8%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 77 mg 25.52%
    • Sodium: 23159 mg 964.95%
    • Calcium: 158 mg 15.83%
    • Potassium: 628 mg 17.95%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 22.04%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 67 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 14.3%
    • Sugar: 25 g
    • Protein: 38 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 15.01%
    • Vitamin C 18.73%
    • Vitamin D 1.25%
    • * 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 - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit1
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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