Chicken and Sugar Snap Peas Pasta Salad

Adding chicken to noodles and peas flavored with Caesar dressing gives you hearty salad ready in 20 minutes.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

3
cups uncooked mini lasagna (mafalda) noodles (6 oz)
2
cups fresh sugar snap peas, trimmed, halved
3/4
cup creamy Caesar dressing
2
tablespoons chopped fresh mint
1
tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
cups chopped deli rotisserie chicken (from 2-lb chicken)
1/4
cup chopped red onion

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, cook noodles as directed on package, adding peas during last minute of cooking. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix dressing, mint, vinegar and salt. Stir in chicken, onion, noodles and peas. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • 1 In 3-quart saucepan, cook noodles as directed on package, adding peas during last minute of cooking. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix dressing, mint, vinegar and salt. Stir in chicken, onion, noodles and peas. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Any short curly pasta can be substituted for the noodles, and shrimp can be substituted for the chicken.

Feel free to use reduced-fat Caesar dressing.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
560
(
Calories from Fat
280),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
32g
32%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
75mg
75%;
Sodium
1110mg
1110%;
Total Carbohydrate
41g
41%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.