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Blueberry Chicken Pasta Salad with Field Greens

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Blueberry Chicken Pasta Salad with Field Greens
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Blueberry Chicken Pasta Salad with Field Greens
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  • 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. 

Notes

Weekly Meal Planning Tip: When you're planning a dinner with chicken cook up extra chicken breast and refrigerate for use in this salad. 

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
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 390
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.2 g
Omega 3 - EPA 8 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 17 mg
Cholesterol 70 mg
Carbohydrates 41 g
Dietary Fiber 7 g
Total Sugars 14 g
Added Sugars included 3 g
Protein 32 g
Minerals
Calcium 62 mg
Potassium 486 mg
Copper 281 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 62 mg
Phosphorus 218 mg
Selenium 46 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 209 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.8 mg
Vitamin B12 0.3 mcg
Vitamin C 55 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 3 mg
Vitamin K 132 mcg
Folate 89 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 12 mg
Choline 95 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Fruits
1/2 cups
Vegetables
3/4 cups
Grains
1 ounce
Protein Foods
3 ounces