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

Ingredients

For the Dressing

1/2 cup fresh or thawed frozen blueberries

2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard

2 teaspoons honey

1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)


For the Salad

1 1/2 cups fresh blueberries

3 cups cooked whole grain pasta, cooled

12 ounces cooked chicken breast, sliced

4 cups dark green leafy vegetables

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. Add dressing ingredients to a jar with a lid and shake to blend or combine in a small bowl and whisk them together.
  3. Combine salad ingredients in a large mixing bowl and toss with dressing.


Tips

  • Add other fresh or frozen fruit instead of blueberries based on what's on sale or in season.
  • Substitute chickpeas or white beans (no salt added, drained and rinsed) for chicken to make this dish vegetarian.
  • You can use any mix of dark green leafy vegetables or broccoli for this salad.


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Ingredients

What goes in Blueberry Chicken Pasta Salad?

Fresh Blueberries
Fresh Blueberries
Red Onion
Red Onion
Kale
Kale
Green Peppers
Green Peppers
Chickenbreast
Chicken Breast

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

CALORIES
440
TOTAL FAT
13g
SODIUM
220mg
TOTAL CARBS
50g
PROTEIN
34g
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