Autumn Chicken Pasta Salad

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Ingredients

1/2 cup white grape juice
Juice of 1 whole lemon
2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
4 whole Garlic cloves, chopped
2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 pinch salt
12 oz corkscrew-shaped pasta
½ lb boneless skinless chicken breast
1/2 lb green beans, trimmed, cut into 1-1/2-inch lengths
1 cup seedless red grapes, halved if large
1 whole tart apple, cored and sliced
½ whole small red onion, chopped

Preparation

Preheat grill or broiler to 400°F. Boil a large pot of water for the pasta.

In a blender, combine 1 tbsp oil, grape juice, herbs, vinegar and garlic. Blend together until dressing forms. Set dressing aside under refrigeration.

Season chicken with salt and pepper. Grill until cook well. Chill in refrigerator until ready to use.

When water is boiling, add pasta and cook until al dente. Strain pasta and toss with 1 tbsp olive oil. Set aside under refrigeration.

Cut the green beans, grapes, apple and onion into bite-size pieces.

To build the salad: In large bowl add the noodles and dressing. Toss well to coat. Add chicken and fruit. Toss well to coat. Serve immediately.

Yield

Makes 4 to 6 serving

Cook Time

Prep Time: 15 mins.
Cook Time: 10 mins.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information is provided as a resource. Values will vary depending on specific ingredients used.
Serving Size: 1
Number of Servings: Makes 4 to 6 serving
Amount Per Serving:
Calories: 396
Calories from Fat: 153

Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
Amount per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g
26%
Carbohydrates 76g
25%
Dietary Fiber 9g
36%
Saturated Fat 10g
50%
Calories 396kcal
19%
Cholesterol 8mg
2%
Protein 16g
26%
Sodium 1195mg
49%
Calcium
1%
Iron
23%
Vitamin A
1%
Vitamin C
58%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.