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California Chicken Pasta Salad

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8 oz (250 g) cavatappi or fusilli or farfalle or other short pasta, (about 2-1/2 cups / 625 mL)
3 cups (750 mL) cooked chicken, shredded
1 cup (250 mL) red grapes, halved
1 cup (250 mL) sliced celery
1/4 cup (60 mL) thinly sliced red onion
1 cup (250 mL) crumbled Canadian Havarti or Canadian Colby, shredded or Canadian Gouda cheese, shredded
Salt and pepper, to taste
1/4 cup (60 mL) walnuts or almonds, toasted and chopped

Dressing:
1 cup (250 mL) Milk
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tbsp (30 mL) liquid honey
1 tbsp (15 mL) Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
1/4 tsp (1 mL) dried thyme
1/4 tsp (1 mL) dried rosemary
1/4 cup (60 mL) freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/4 cup (60 mL) plain yogurt

Yields: 4 to 6 servings

See full recipe: https://www.dairygoodness.ca/recipes/california-chicken-pasta-salad?source=calendar
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  • Course Salads
  • Prep. Time 15 - 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 8 - 10 mins
  • Yields 4 to 6 servings
  • Course Salads
  • Prep. Time 15 - 20 mins
  • Cooking Time 8 - 10 mins
  • Yields 4 to 6 servings

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Ingredients

8 oz (250 g) cavatappi or 
fusilli or 
farfalle or 
other short pasta, (about 2-1/2 cups / 625 mL)
3 cups (750 mL) cooked chicken, shredded
1 cup (250 mL) red grapes, halved
1 cup (250 mL) sliced celery
1/4 cup (60 mL) thinly sliced red onion
1 cup (250 mL) crumbled Canadian Havarti or 
Canadian Colby, shredded or 
Canadian Gouda cheese, shredded
Salt and pepper, to taste
1/4 cup (60 mL) walnuts or 
almonds, toasted and chopped

Dressing:
1 cup (250 mL) Milk
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tbsp (30 mL) liquid honey
1 tbsp (15 mL) Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp (2 mL) salt
1/4 tsp (1 mL) dried thyme
1/4 tsp (1 mL) dried rosemary
1/4 cup (60 mL) freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/4 cup (60 mL) plain yogurt

Preparation

Dressing:
In a large bowl, whisk together milk, garlic, honey, mustard, salt, thyme and rosemary. Gradually whisk in lemon juice. Let stand for 10 min or until slightly thickened. Whisk in yogurt.

Salad:
In large saucepan, cook pasta according to package directions, until al dente; drain. Rinse under cold running water until cool; drain well.

Add to dressing in bowl with chicken, grapes, celery, onion and cheese and stir gently to coat. Season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with nuts.

Tips

Cooking Tip: Buy a barbecued chicken from the grocery store or cook extra on the weekend and shred the meat to use in this pasta salad. You can even freeze shredded chicken in a freezer bag or airtight container to use later. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator.

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The most popular Milk Calendar recipes often include chicken, broccoli and pasta. See for your yourself!

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Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 490 Calories
Protein: 34 g
Carbohydrate: 47 g
Fat: 19 g
Fibre: 3 g
Sodium: 661 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 21 % / 228 mg
Folate: 50 %
Zinc: 36 %
Phosphorus: 33 %
Niacin: 28 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

This recipe contains 3/4 milk product serving(s) per person.

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