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Santa Barbara Chicken Salad

Santa Barbara Chicken Salad
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This pasta and fruit chicken salad is perfect for a picnic in the Santa Barbara wine country.

  • 2 cups
    cooked whole-wheat blend pasta, or use regular pasta
  • 1 cup
    roasted skinless chicken breast meat, cubed
  • 2 stalks
    celery, finely diced
  • 1 large
    apple, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • 1/2 cup
    seedless grapes, halved
  • 1 6 ounce can
    pineapple tidbits, in juice, drained
  • 3 tablespoons
    light mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons
    fat-free sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon
    fat-free half-and-half, or low-fat milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    salt, optional
  • 1 pinch
    ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch
    ground nutmeg
  1. Chill pasta and chicken thoroughly.
  2. Mix chicken, celery, apples, grapes, pineapple, mandarin oranges, and pasta in large bowl.
  3. Mix the light mayonnaise, fat-free sour cream, fat-free half-and-half or low-fat milk, sugar, salt (if desired), pepper and nutmeg.
  4. Combine mayonnaise and chicken mixtures and toss. Store in the refrigerator.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 4 side-dish or 2 entrée
  • Calories272
  • Protein16 g
  • Carbohydrates41 g
    • Dietary fiber4.4 g
  • Fat5.8 g
    • Saturated fat1.3 g
  • Cholesterol30 mg
  • Sodium148 mg
  • Calories from Fat19%
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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