Fruited Pasta Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Fruited Pasta Salad recipe? Learn how to make Fruited Pasta Salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by justlaura

Makes 8 servings



A twist on traditional pasta salad. For entering this recipe, I used calorie counts for "Compliments" Pasta Rotini, Dole Pineapple Chunks in juice, and Dannon Light & Fit peach yogurt.

Recipe Ingredients for Fruited Pasta Salad

1 1/2 cups rotini (dry)
8 ounces pineapple chunks in juice
8 ounces nonfat peach yogurt
2 tbsp reduced fat sour cream
1 1/2 cups canteloupe, cubed
1 cup seedless grapes, halved
1 1/2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced

Recipe Directions for Fruited Pasta Salad

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; rinse in cold water and drain. Cool completely.

  2. Meanwhile, drain pineapple, reserving 2 tablespoons juice (discard remaining juice or save for another use;) set pineapple aside.

  3. In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, sour cream, and reserved pineapple juice until smooth; cover and refrigerate.

  4. In a large bowl, combine pasta, pineapple, canteloupe, and grapes. Just before serving, stir in strawberries. Drizzle with yogurt mixture, toss to coat.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 140.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
6
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.7g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.3g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Sodium
23mg
1%
Potassium
215mg
6%
Total Carbohydrates
21.3g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
9.9g
Protein
3.0g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 51%
Calcium 5% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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