Chicken Fruit Salad

Chicken, fruits and pasta come together in this flavorful salad - perfect for dinner.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 16

Ingredients

1
pkg (16 oz) uncooked small shell pasta
6
cups cubed cooked chicken
3
cups sliced celery
3
cups seedless red or green grapes, halved
2
cans (15 oz each) mandarin orange segments, drained
2/3
cup cashew pieces
1 1/2
cups mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4
cup finely chopped onion
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2
cups whipping cream, whipped
  • 1 Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 2 In very large bowl, combine cooked pasta and all remaining ingredients except whipped cream; toss to coat. If desired, cover and refrigerate until serving time.
  • 3 Just before serving, fold in whipped cream. Store in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/3 Cups
    Calories
    510
    (
    Calories from Fat
    290),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    32g
    32%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    90mg
    90%;
    Sodium
    370mg
    370%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    35g
    35%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    21g
    21%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    25%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Lean Meat; 5 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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