Grilled Chicken & Veggie Pasta Salad

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Yogurt makes a deliciously substitute for the mayonnaise found in most pasta salads. Use whole wheat pasta and add more veggies to make this dish even better.

390
Calories
10g
Fat
25g
Protein
6
Servings

Ingredients

Dressing

1 c Stonyfield Organic Whole Milk Plain Yogurt
3 T red wine vinegar
2 T extra virgin olive oil
2 T minced fresh dill
1/4 t salt
1/4 t black pepper

Salad

12 oz rotini pasta
1 small red onion
1 t olive oil
1 large red pepper (cored and cut into quarters)
1 large green pepper (cored and cut into quarters)
1 lb thin-sliced chicken breasts
Nutrition Information: 
Calories: 
390
Calories from Fat: 
90
Total Fat: 
10g
Saturated Fat: 
2g
Cholesterol: 
55mg
Sodium: 
310mg
Total Carbohydrate: 
49g
Dietary Fiber: 
2g
Sugars: 
6g
Protein: 
25g
Vitamin A: 
15%
Vitamin C: 
70%
Calcium: 
6%
Iron: 
10%

Preparation:

Salad:

Step 1

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta to water and cook for about 11 minutes or until al dente; drain and rinse with cold water.

Step 2

While pasta is cooking, heat gas grill or grill pan to medium-high heat. Slice red onion across equator into 1/2-inch-thick slices and secure with toothpicks.

Step 3

Brush vegetables with olive oil. Grill onion and peppers for 5-8 minutes per side or until softened. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper and grill for 2-4 minutes per side or until internal temperature registers 160°on an instant read thermometer. Set veggies and chicken aside and let cool.

Step 4

Cut chicken and veggies into bite-size pieces and mix with cooled pasta in a large bowl.

Step 5

Drizzle with reserved dressing and toss well to combine. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Dressing:

Step 1

Whisk together yogurt, vinegar, olive oil, dill, salt and pepper; set aside until ready to use.

Ingredients

Dressing

1 c Stonyfield Organic Whole Milk Plain Yogurt
3 T red wine vinegar
2 T extra virgin olive oil
2 T minced fresh dill
1/4 t salt
1/4 t black pepper

Salad

12 oz rotini pasta
1 small red onion
1 t olive oil
1 large red pepper (cored and cut into quarters)
1 large green pepper (cored and cut into quarters)
1 lb thin-sliced chicken breasts
Nutrition Information: 
Calories: 
390
Calories from Fat: 
90
Total Fat: 
10g
Saturated Fat: 
2g
Cholesterol: 
55mg
Sodium: 
310mg
Total Carbohydrate: 
49g
Dietary Fiber: 
2g
Sugars: 
6g
Protein: 
25g
Vitamin A: 
15%
Vitamin C: 
70%
Calcium: 
6%
Iron: 
10%

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