Chicken and Fruit Pasta Salad
Author: Allie
Prep time: 30 mins
Total time: 30 mins
Ingredients
  • 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
Directions
  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.
Recipe by Key Ingredients at http://keyingredients.me/2014/07/chicken-and-fruit-pasta-salad