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Chicken Fruit Salad

Chicken Fruit Salad
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 16
Chicken, fruits and pasta come together in this flavorful salad - perfect for dinner.
Updated January 12, 2011

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

Steps

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/3 Cups
Calories
510
Calories from Fat
290
Total Fat
32g
49%
Saturated Fat
9g
45%
Cholesterol
90mg
30%
Sodium
370mg
15%
Potassium
270mg
Total Carbohydrate
35g
12%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
12g
Protein
21g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
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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