Chicken Pasta Salad w/ Green Beans

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 266.6
  • Total Fat: 7.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 42.0 mg
  • Sodium: 412.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.3 g
  • Protein: 21.2 g

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Introduction

Light summer pasta salad-- perfect for lunch Light summer pasta salad-- perfect for lunch
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    4 oz. uncooked whole wheat pasta (fusilli or penne)
    2 cups cut green beans
    7 oz (1.5 cups) cooked chicken breast, shredded
    1/2 cup diced red onion
    1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
    1 TB chopped fresh parsley
    1 7 oz. bottle roasted red bell peppers drained and cut into strips
    1.5 TB extra virgin olive oil
    2 TB red wine vinegar
    1TB cold water
    1/2 tsp. salt
    1/4 tsp. black pepper
    1 garlic clove, minced

Directions

Cook pasta in boiling water for 7 minutes. Add green beans, cook 4 minutes (snap beans while water coming to a boil). Drain and rinse w/ cold water.

Combine pasta mixture, chicken, onion, basil, parsley and bell peppers in a large bowl, tossing to combine.

Combine oil and remaining ingredients in a small bowl, stirring w/ a whisk. Drizzle over pasta mixture and toss to coat. Makes 4 servings about 2 cups each.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MYSHELLE10.

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