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Curried Pasta with Apple

Yield Makes 7 cups
This crunchy, colorful salad makes a delicious picnic side dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 (12-ounce) package tricolored rotini
  • 2/3 cup plain fat-free yogurt
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, diced
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries or sweetened dried cranberries
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 1/2 cup soy nuts* or slivered almonds, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 280
  • caloriesfromfat 16 %
  • fat 5 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 0.1 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 11 g
  • carbohydrate 49 g
  • fiber 5 g
  • cholesterol 4 mg
  • iron 2.3 mg
  • sodium 305 mg
  • calcium 83 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook tricolored rotini according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.

  2. Stir together yogurt and next 7 ingredients in a large bowl. Add pasta, apple, and next 3 ingredients, tossing to coat. Sprinkle with soy nuts. Serve immediately. Prep: 25 min., Cook: 15 min.