Chicken-Vegetable Salad

Pasta with grilled chicken and vegetables makes a colorful tossed salad ready in 30 minutes.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 5

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups uncooked rotini pasta (4 oz)
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 lb)
1/2
cup reduced-calorie Caesar dressing with 1/3 less fat
1
medium zucchini, cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch-thick slices
1
medium red bell pepper, halved, seeded
1/2
small eggplant, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
4
cups chopped romaine
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Cook pasta as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 2 Meanwhile, brush chicken with 1 tablespoon of the dressing (if desired, sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper).
  • 3 When grill is heated, place chicken, zucchini, bell pepper (skin side down) and eggplant on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill over medium coals; cover grill. Cook 10 to 13 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F) and vegetables are tender.
  • 4 Cut chicken and vegetables into bite-size pieces; place in large bowl. Gently stir in cooked pasta and lettuce. Pour remaining dressing over salad; toss gently to coat.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    250
    (
    Calories from Fat
    45),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    5g
    5%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    410mg
    410%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    29g
    29%
    (Dietary Fiber
    4g
    4%
      Sugars
    7g
    7%
    ),
    Protein
    26g
    26%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    50%;
    Vitamin C
    50%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 3 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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