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Creamy Chicken & Pasta Salad

A healthy Creamy Chicken & Pasta Salad made with rotisserie chicken and lightened up with Greek Yogurt dressing and a natural sweetener. 
For a quick dinner or lunch. 
Course Lunch
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 364kcal
Author Ana Frias

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces rotisserie chicken shredded
  • 1 pound large pasta shells
  • 1 celery stick sliced thinly
  • 1/3 small red onion sliced thinly
  • 1/2 cup roasted pecans
  • 1/2 cup dilled pickles sliced thinly
  • 12 grams baby arugula leaves or baby spinach
  • For Creamy Tarragon Dressing
  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 Truvia Natural Sweetener packet
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon finely chopped fresh tarragon
  • Salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta in a medium saucepan of boiling water according to package instructions. 
  • While the pasta is cooking, make the tarragon dressing by combining all ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside. 
  • Drain the pasta and rinse under cold water to stop it from cooking. 
  • Combine the pasta in a large bowl with the chicken, dressing and remaining ingredients. 
  • Season with salt & pepper to taste. 
  • Serve at room temperature or cold. Store in refrigerator, covered for up to 3 days. 

Nutrition

Serving: 2cups | Calories: 364kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 441mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g