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Chicken Pasta Salad

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken, dairy free, low fat, pasta salad, spinach
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 384kcal


  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 2 ounce bowtie (farfalle) pasta, dry
  • 1 cup pineapple
  • 2 stalk celery
  • 2 stalk green onion
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/2 cup grapes
  • 1 medium tangerine (mandarin orange)
  • 1/4 cup cranberries, dried
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 6 tablespoon Italian dressing, low fat


  • Heat a large, non-stick skillet over medium. Season chicken with salt and pepper, and add to hot skillet. Cook until browned on both sides and no longer pink in the center, then remove from heat and shred.
  • Meanwhile, cook pasta as directed on package; drain, rinse, and set aside.
  • Chop pineapple, dice celery, slice onion, roughly shred spinach, and slice grapes and orange wedges into halves.
  • Toss all ingredients into a large bowl and stir in dressing. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate for later.


Calories: 384kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 426mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 20g