Chicken and Cashew Salad ReciMeal


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Serves 6 | Prep Time 15 | Cook Time 10

Why I Love This Recipe

ReciMeals are designed to be complete meals that need only be accompanied by a beverage, and sometimes a side salad or slice of bread.


Ingredients You'll Need

2 cups uncooked rotini
1 cup pea pods, cut in 1-inch pieces
2 cans (10 ounces each) premium chunk breast of chicken, drained and flaked
1 can (5 ounces) water chestnuts, drained
1/2 small red bell pepper, cut in 1-inch pieces
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/2 cup shredded carrots
1 cup light mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup roasted, unsalted cashews


Directions

Prepare pasta according to package directions, adding pea pods during last 30 seconds of cooking. Drain and cool pasta and pea pods. In a large bowl, combine pasta and pea pods with chicken, water chestnuts, bell pepper, onion and carrots. Combine mayonnaise, brown sugar, vinegar and salt; toss with salad. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Just before serving, fold in cashews.


Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories 490; Total fat 21g; Saturated fat 4g; Cholesterol 50mg; Sodium 890mg; Carbohydrate 55g; Fiber 3g; Protein 24g; Vitamin A 35%DV*; Vitamin C 45%DV; Calcium 4%DV; Iron 15%DV Per serving, this dish provides from MyPyramid: About 1/2 cup Vegetable Group; 1 ounces Grains Group; 3 1/2 ounces Meat and Beans Group *Daily Value


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