Cooking at Home - Blueberry Chicken Pasta Salad with Field Greens

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Published Saturday, July 11, 2020

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PICT RECIPE Blueberry Pasta Salad - USDA
Blueberry Pasta Salad. Courtesy USDA

  • Makes: 4 Servings
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes

Lively mix of fresh blueberries, red pepper, whole-grain penne pasta and field greens tossed with a blueberry vinaigrette.

Ingredients

For the blueberry vinaigrette

  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

For the Salad

  • 1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries
  • 3 cups cooked whole grain penne pasta (cooled)
  • 12 ounces cooked chicken breast (sliced)
  • 4 cups field greens
  • 1/2 cup red onion (chopped)
  • 1 medium red bell pepper (chopped)

Directions

1. Blend vinaigrette ingredients in a blender, set aside.

2. In a medium size bowl, toss all ingredients with dressing. 

Source: Produce for Better Health Foundation

Nutrition Information

Nutrients

Amount

Total Calories

390

Total Fat

11 g

Saturated Fat

2 g

Cholesterol

70 mg

Sodium

N/A

Carbohydrates

41 g

Dietary Fiber

7 g

Total Sugars

14 g

Added Sugars included

3 g

Protein

32 g

Vitamin D

0 mcg

Calcium

62 mg

Iron

3 mg

Potassium

486 mg

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