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Personalized Pasta Salad

Bowl with Spoon

Prep time:
10 minutes

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Cook time:
15 minutes

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Servings:
4 cups

Substitute cooked beef, pork, tuna, salmon, turkey, shrimp, or hard-boiled egg for the chicken.

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Personalized Pasta Salad

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Ingredients:

  • 2 cups uncooked pasta, such as macaroni or rotini
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat salad dressing
  • 2 cups cooked, cubed chicken
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 medium red or green bell pepper, cut in 1" pieces
  • 1/2 medium red onion, diced
  • 1 can (4 ounces) sliced black olives

Directions:

1. Measure 6 cups of water into a (4 quart or larger) saucepan.

2. Bring water to a boil over high heat and add pasta. Cook until tender (about 8 to 10 minutes), stirring occasionally.

3. Drain. Rinse with cold water to cool quickly; drain well.

4. Add dressing; toss lightly.

5. Add meat and vegetables, and toss again.

6. Chill until ready to serve.

Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Substitute cooked beef, pork, tuna, salmon, turkey, shrimp, or hard-boiled egg for the chicken.

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Bowl with Spoon

Prep time:
10 minutes

Kitchen Timer

Cook time:
15 minutes

Fork

Servings:
4 cups