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Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad Basic Green Salad with Vinaigrette

Recipe selected from the eMeals EatingWell Family Plan.


Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 4 oz whole-wheat elbow noodles (generous 1 cup)
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp hot pepper sauce (such as Frank's RedHot)
  • 2 Tbsp white vinegar
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken (about 8 oz)
  • 2 scallions, sliced, whites and greens separated
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • ½ cup shredded carrot
  • ½ cup crumbled blue cheese

Instructions

  1. Cook noodles according to package directions. Drain and rinse under cold water to cool.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk together mayonnaise, yogurt, hot sauce and vinegar in a large bowl. Stir in the noodles, chicken, scallion whites, celery, carrot and blue cheese. Garnish with scallion greens and serve.

Basic Green Salad with Vinaigrette

Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp red-wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • ½ tsp finely chopped garlic
  • ½ tsp Dijon mustard
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 8 cups mixed salad greens

Instructions

  1. Whisk together oil, vinegar, parsley, garlic and mustard in a salad bowl. Season with salt and freshly ground pepper. Toss with salad greens.

Time

Clock
20mPrep
15mCook
35mTotal

Nutritional Information

Main Side Total
Servings 6 4
Calories 237 115 352
Servings 6 4 10
Calories 237 115 352
Fat (g) 12 11 23
Sat. Fat (g) 4 2 6
Protein (g) 14 2 16
Carb (g) 18 4 22
Fiber (g) 3 2 5
Chol. (mg) 32 0 32
Sodium (mg) 360 189 549
Iron (mg) 1 2 3
Calcium (mg) 93 63 156

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