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Basil Chicken and Pasta Salad

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Category: Pasta, Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 c Water
  • 1/4 c Chablis or other dry white
  • Wine
  • 1/4 ts Dried basil
  • 6 Black peppercorns
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 Clove garlic -- halved
  • 1/2 lb Kip filets
  • 2 tb Nonfat mayonnaise
  • 2 tb Plain nonfat yogurt
  • 1 tb Red wine vinegar
  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 1/2 ts Spicy brown mustard
  • 1/8 ts Salt
  • 1/8 ts Pepper
  • 1 c Rotini-cooked w/o salt&fat
  • 1 c Cherry tomatoes -- halved
  • 1/4 c Thinly sliced green onions
  • Red leaf lettuce leaves


Combine first six ingredients in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Add
chicken; cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 13 minutes or until chicken is
done. Remove chicken from saucepan; set aside. Strain cooking liquid,
reserving 2 tablespoons liquid. Discard solids.

Chop chicken; set aside. Combine reserved cooking liquid, mayonnaise, and
next 6 ingredients in a large bowl; stir well. Add chicken, pasta, and next
2 ingredients; toss gently tocoat. Serva at room temperature or chilled on
lettuce-lined salad plates.

Calories 320 (30% from fat); Protein 30.8g; Fat 10.5g (Sat 1.9g, Mono 6.1g,
Poly 1.5g); Carb 24.6g; Fiber 2.4g; Chol 73mg; Iron 2.3mg; Sodium 433mg;
Calcium 62mg.

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