Summer Fruit Salad

Pasta and fruits come together in this refreshing salad - a great side that’s ready in 25 minutes.

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

5
oz. (1 1/2 cups) uncooked small shell pasta
1
cup seeded watermelon chunks
1
cup fresh strawberry halves
1/2
cup seedless grapes
1
kiwi fruit, peeled, halved lengthwise and sliced
1/2
cup purchased poppy seed salad dressing
3
cups torn mixed salad greens

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine cooked pasta and all remaining ingredients; mix well. Serve immediately.
  • 1 Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; rinse with cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • 2 In large bowl, combine cooked pasta and all remaining ingredients; mix well. Serve immediately.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Use your favorite fruits in this sweet summer salad. You’ll need about 3 cups of bite-sized fruit.

To make several hours in advance, prepare the salad as directed except for adding the salad greens. Cover and refrigerate it. Just before serving, add the salad greens and mix well.

To make Chicken or Turkey Fruit Salad, add 2 cups of chopped cooked chicken or turkey to the fruit and pasta mixture.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 3/4 Cup
Calories
170
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
115mg
115%;
Total Carbohydrate
24g
24%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
10g
10%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
40%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.