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Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad with Light Caesar Dressing

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WW Freestyle: 3
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Pasta and salad greens tossed with grilled chicken and a drizzle of a delicious, homemade Light Caesar Dressing.
Servings: 6
Calories: 300

Ingredients

For the Salad

  • 1 pound multi-color fusilli pasta
  • 6 cups chopped Romaine Lettuce
  • 4 chicken breast halves , grilled and cut into bite-size pieces
  • grated parmesan cheese , for garnish

For the Light Caesar Dressing

  • 1/2- cup NonFat Plain Yogurt (I use Dannon)
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon water (add 1 more tablespoon for a thinner consistency)
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste

Instructions 

  • Cook pasta according to the directions on the package; rinse, drain and completely cool.
  • Layer the chopped lettuce on a large, shallow plate.
  • Add cooked pasta over lettuce and top with chicken; set aside.
  • Prepare the dressing by combining all ingredients in a blender.
  • Blend until creamy and smooth.
  • Drizzle over salad.
  • Garnish with grated parmesan cheese.
  • Serve.

Notes

RECIPE SOURCE: DIETHOOD
 
Nutrition Facts
Chicken Caesar Pasta Salad with Light Caesar Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 300 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 50mg17%
Sodium 149mg6%
Potassium 558mg16%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 25g50%
Vitamin A 4130IU83%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 89mg9%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.