Lemon Mint Chicken Salad

Looking for a hearty dinner? Then check out this chicken and fruits salad recipe with a citrus hint!

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 3 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 13
  • servings 21

Ingredients

Salad

1
(16-oz.) pkg. uncooked bow tie pasta (farfalle)
6
cups cubed cooked chicken
4
cups green or red grapes
4
cups cubed cantaloupe
3
cups thinly sliced celery
1
cup sliced green onions

Dressing

2
(8-oz.) containers low-fat lemon yogurt
1/2
cup reduced-calorie mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
to 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
1
tablespoon grated lemon peel
1 1/2
teaspoons salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper

Garnish

1/4
cup slivered almonds, toasted*
  • 1 Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water. In very large bowl, combine all salad ingredients; mix well.
  • 2 In medium bowl, combine all dressing ingredients; blend well. Add dressing to salad; mix well. Cover; refrigerate 3 hours to blend flavors. Just before serving, sprinkle with almonds.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Cup
    Calories
    210
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    52mg
    52%;
    Sodium
    180mg
    180%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    24g
    24%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    15g
    15%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    20%;
    Vitamin C
    30%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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