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Pasta Salad with Chicken or Turkey

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This is a great pasta salad that includes cooked chicken or turkey along with other vegetables and white beans.

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup olive oil, preferably extra-virgin
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 3 ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 1/4 Cup pitted black olives, sliced in half
  • One 16-ounce can cannellini beans, drained
  • 1/2 Cup basil, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 Cups bow-tie pasta
  • 1 Cup mixed salad greens

Directions

In a jar or cruet, whisk olive oil, garlic, oregano, salt and pepper. In a large bowl, mix together the chicken or turkey, tomatoes, olives, beans, basil, and bell pepper. Stir in the pasta. Add the dressing and toss to combine. Stir in the salad greens, and serve.

Nutritional Facts
Servings6
Calories Per Serving466
Total Fat20g30%
Sugar4gN/A
Saturated3g14%
Protein13g27%
Carbs60g20%
Vitamin A58µg6%
Vitamin B60.2mg12.5%
Vitamin C25mg42%
Vitamin E4mg19%
Vitamin K38µg47%
Calcium93mg9%
Fiber7g28%
Folate (food)74µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)74µg18%
Iron4mg21%
Magnesium79mg20%
Monounsaturated14gN/A
Niacin (B3)2mg8%
Phosphorus193mg28%
Polyunsaturated2gN/A
Potassium674mg19%
Sodium562mg23%
Thiamin (B1)0.2mg10.8%
Zinc2mg12%