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Pasta Salad with Orange Dressing

Makes: 4 servings
Prep 30 mins Chill 2 hrs to 24 hrs
Pasta Salad with Orange Dressing
Ingredients
  • 6  ounces  dried whole grain or plain pasta, such as penne or bow tie (1-1/2 cups)
  • 1 15  ounce can  black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1  cup  chopped cooked chicken
  • 1/2  of a large  green sweet pepper, seeded and cut into thin bite-size strips
  • 1/2  cup  thin wedges of red onion
  • 1  orange
  • 1 8  ounce carton  light dairy sour cream
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4  teaspoon  ground black pepper
  •  Milk
  • 1 1/2  cups  lightly packed arugula leaves, coarsely shredded
  • 3  tablespoons  snipped fresh cilantro
Directions

1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta, rinse with cold water; drain again. Transfer to bowl. Add black beans, chicken, sweet pepper, and red onion; set aside.

2. Finely shred enough peel of the orange to get 1-1/2 teaspoons. Place shredded peel in bowl; stir in sour cream, salt, and pepper. Juice orange. Add 3 tablespoons orange juice to sour cream mixture.

3. Add sour cream mixture to pasta mixture; toss to coat. Cover; refrigerate 2 to 24 hours. Before serving, stir in enough milk (1 to 2 tablespoons) until salad is desired consistency. Stir in arugula and cilantro. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Pasta Salad with Orange Dressing)
  • Servings Per Recipe 4,
  • cal. (kcal) 390,
  • Fat, total (g) 10,
  • chol. (mg) 51,
  • sat. fat (g) 5,
  • carb. (g) 57,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 3,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 1,
  • fiber (g) 9,
  • sugar (g) 7,
  • pro. (g) 23,
  • vit. A (IU) 729,
  • vit. C (mg) 38,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 7,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 109,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 624,
  • Potassium (mg) 673,
  • calcium (mg) 172,
  • iron (mg) 4,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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