Chicken and Fruit Pasta Salad
Author: Allie
Prep time: 30 mins
Total time: 30 mins
  • 1½ cups whole-wheat rotini (16 oz. box)
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 3 large chicken breast, cooked and shredded
  • 1 20oz can pineapple tidbits (1/3 cup juice reserved)
  • 2 small green apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • ¾ cup chopped celery
  • 1 small can (11oz.) light mandarin oranges, drained
  • ½ cup light mayonnaise
  • ½ cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  1. Cook Pasta in a large pot of boiling water till just done. Drain, rinse and set aside.
  2. Place almonds in a dry skillet. Toast over medium heat till lightly browned. In a large bowl combine pasta, chicken, pineapple, apples, celery, mandarin oranges and toasted almonds. In a small bowl, mix together the mayonnaise, yogurt, reserved pineapple juice and almond flavoring. Stir into pasta and mix well.
  3. Chill in the refrigerator for several hours. Serve cold.
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