Serve a colorful pasta toss with cheesy bread sticks and a mixed berry dessert. (Serves 4)

Chicken-Penne Salad with Green Beans

Credit: Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke

Mozzarella toasts: Place 4 (1/2-inch-thick) diagonally cut slices French bread baguette on a baking sheet. Sprinkle each bread slice with 1 tablespoon shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes or until bread is golden and cheese is melted.

Mixed berries dolloped with vanilla yogurt


Total Time: 36 minutes

1. While water for pasta comes to a boil and oven preheats for toasts:
• Prepare toasts
• Trim and cut green beans
• Shred chicken

2. While pasta and beans cook:
• Slice onion and bell pepper
• Chop basil and parsley
• Prepare dressing
• Prepare berries