Blueberry Chicken Pasta Salad

Dairy-Free | Main Dishes | Salads | High in Fiber | WIC Friendly

This salad starts with pasta and chicken that are already cooked for a quick and easy meal.

Blueberry Chicken Pasta Salad
4
Servings
30 minutes
Total Time
$2.11
Cost per serving
Serving size:2 cups
Prep time:30 minutes
Total time:30 minutes
Equipment:

Jar with tight lid

Measuring cups and spoons

Cutting board

Large bowl

Utensils:

Knife

Mixing spoon

Serving Suggestion:

Serve salad with a glass of fat-free milk.

Ingredients

For the Blueberry Vinaigrette

1/2 cup fresh or frozen blueberries, thawed

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, washed and drained

3 cups cooked whole grain pasta, cooled

12 ounces cooked chicken breast, sliced

4 cups dark green leafy vegetables, washed and drained

1/2 cup red onion, chopped

1 medium bell pepper, chopped

Instructions

  1. Before you begin wash your hands, surfaces, utensils, fruits and vegetables.
  2. After blueberries and dark green leafy vegetables are washed and drained, place in refrigerator.
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and cool in large mixing bowl.
  4. Add vinaigrette ingredients in a jar with a lid. Shake to blend. Set aside.
  5. Add onion, pepper and chicken to large mixing bowl.
  6. Tear leafy vegetables into bite-size pieces. Add to large mixing bowl.
  7. Add cooked chilled pasta to large mixing bowl.
  8. Toss all salad ingredients with dressing and serve.

Tips

You may choose

  • other fresh or frozen fruit instead of blueberries.
  • beans such as chickpeas, kidney, or cannelloni (drained) for chicken.
  • any mix of dark green leafy vegetables or broccoli.
  • add avocado.
Ingredients

What goes in Blueberry Chicken Pasta Salad?

Fresh Blueberries
Fresh Blueberries

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

CALORIES
570
TOTAL FAT
11g
SODIUM
760mg
TOTAL CARBS
88g
PROTEIN
35g
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