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Chicken and Pesto Pasta Salad

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 20 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4 cups uncooked small seashell pasta
  • 1 cup chopped cooked chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
  • 1/4 cup sliced leek
  • 2 tablespoons commercial pesto
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons preshredded Parmesan cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 216
  • fat 11.2 g
  • satfat 3.0 g
  • protein 15.1 g
  • carbohydrate 14.1 g
  • cholesterol 38 mg
  • iron 1.5 mg
  • sodium 381 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 46 %
  • fiber 2.0 g
  • calcium 111 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain.

  2. Combine pasta and remaining ingredients in a large bowl. Serve immediately, or cover and chill.

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