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Caesar Chicken-pasta Salad

Posted in : Salads on by : Daphne

Ingredients:

3 cup (about 12 ounces) skinned, shredded roasted chicken breast3 cup Hot cooked penne, (about 6 ounces uncooked tubular-shaped pasta)2 cup Thinly sliced romaine lettuce1 1/2 cup Halved cherry tomatoes1/2 cup Thinly sliced fresh basil1/2 cup Chopped green onions1/3 cup Fat-free Caesar dressing1/4 cup Chopped fresh parsley1 package (4-ounce) crumbled feta cheese1 Garlic clove, minced

Instructions:

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 16 minutes.

While this salad can be enjoyed the way it is, you can include or substitute different kinds of chicken, turkey, cheese, salad dressing, or herbs.

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl; toss well to coat.

To lower the sodium in this dish, use plain cooked chicken in place of the commercial roasted variety, which is fairly high in sodium.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)

Nutritional Information: CALORIES 362 (22% from fat); FAT 8.8g (sat 5.2g, mono 1.4g, poly 0.6g); PROTEIN 19.4g; CARB 40.4g; FIBER 3.5g; CHOL 78mg; IRON 2.6mg; SODIUM 951mg; CALC 206mg