Pasta and Walnut Fruit Salad
A macaroni, walnut and fruit salad tossed in an orange yogurt dressing.
8 ounces medium shells, rotini or other medium pasta shape, uncooked
1 cup seedless red grapes, cut into halves
1 cup seedless green grapes, cut into halves
1 apple, cored and chopped
1/2 cup sliced celery
1/2 cup walnut halves
1 (11-ounce) can juice-packed mandarin oranges, drained
1 cup non-fat, plain yogurt
1 tablespoon honey
1/4 cup frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
- Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain.
- In a small bowl, blend yogurt, honey and orange juice concentrate.
- In a large bowl, combine pasta and remaining ingredients. Add yogurt mixture; toss to coat. Cover and chill thoroughly.
Makes 6 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 226; Calories From Fat: 26; Total Fat: 5g; Cholesterol: 1mg; Total Carbs: 41g; Protein: 6g; Sodium: 39mg.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of the National Pasta Association.