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Turkey and Fruit Pasta Salad

Makes: 4 servings Yield: 4 (main-dish) servings
Prep 30 mins Chill 4 hrs to 24 hrs
Turkey and Fruit Pasta Salad
  • 1  cup  packaged dried rope macaroni (gemelli) or 1-1/3 cups corkscrew macaroni (4 ounces)
  • 1 1/2  cups  chopped cooked turkey or chicken or fully cooked turkey ham (8 ounces)
  • 2  green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
  • 1/3  cup  lime or lemon juice
  • 1/4  cup  salad oil
  • 1  tablespoon  honey
  • 2  teaspoons  snipped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
  • 2  medium nectarines or plums, sliced
  • 1  cup  halved fresh strawberries

1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Drain again.

2. In a large mixing bowl combine pasta; turkey, chicken, or turkey ham; and green onions. Toss to mix.

3. For dressing, in a screw-top jar combine lime or lemon juice, oil, honey, and thyme. Cover and shake well. Pour dressing over pasta mixture; toss to coat. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours.

4. Just before serving, stir in nectarines or plums and strawberries. Toss to mix. Makes 4 main-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts (Turkey and Fruit Pasta Salad)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 393,
  • Fat, total (g) 17,
  • chol. (mg) 43,
  • sat. fat (g) 3,
  • carb. (g) 39,
  • pro. (g) 21,
  • sodium (mg) 42,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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