California Club Turkey and Pasta Salad

Join a whole new "club" when you ditch the bread and welcome the pasta.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 6

Ingredients

Dressing

3/4
cup light mayonnaise
1
teaspoon sugar
1/8
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons milk
2
tablespoons white wine vinegar
2
teaspoons Dijon mustard

Salad

2
cups uncooked radiatore (nuggets) pasta (6 oz)
6
slices bacon
2
cups shredded lettuce
6
oz cooked turkey breast, cubed (1 1/2 cups)
3
oz colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend, cubed (1/2 cup)
8
cherry tomatoes, quartered
1
ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and cubed
  • 1 In small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients; mix well. Refrigerate while cooking pasta.
  • 2 In 2 quart saucepan, cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 3 Meanwhile, cook bacon until crisp. Drain on paper towel. Crumble bacon. In large bowl, combine cooked pasta nuggets, bacon and all remaining salad ingredients. Just before serving, pour dressing over salad; toss gently to coat.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    400
    (
    Calories from Fat
    220),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    24g
    24%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    55mg
    55%;
    Sodium
    490mg
    490%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    28g
    28%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    19g
    19%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    10%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 2 Very Lean Meat; 4 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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