Chicken and Bow Tie Pasta Salad

Use leftover chicken or rotisserie chicken from the grocery store to cut down on preparation time. Great as leftovers the next day too!

3 cups uncooked bow tie pasta
1/3 cup orange juice
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp stone-ground mustard
2 tsp sugar
1 1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper
1 1/2 tsp rice vinegar
2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
1 1/2 cups seedless red grapes, halved
1 cup thin diagonally cut celery
1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
1/3 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, roasted
3 Tbsp chopped fresh chives
2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley

1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Cool.
2. Combine orange juice, lemon juice, olive oil, mustard, sugar, salt, pepper, and vinegar in a large bowl. Stir with a whisk to combine.
3. Add pasta, chicken, grapes, celery, red onion, walnuts, chives, and parsley to bowl. Toss gently to combine.

Yield: 6 servings

Nutrition Information per Serving: 363 calories, 14.4 g total fat, 2.4 g saturated fat, 18.5 g protein, 42 g carbohydrate, 3.1 g fiber, 33 mg cholesterol

Cooking Light, March 2004


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