Fruit & Yogurt Elbow Salad

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From the kitchen of Dreamfields Pasta

Course: Pasta Salad

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

Total Time: 28 minutes

Makes 8 Servings


Ingredients

  • 1 box Dreamfields Elbows

  • 1-1/2 cups low-fat vanilla yogurt (see notes below)

  • 1 tablespoon honey (optional)

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon ground

  • 4 cups fruit (see notes below)

  • 1/4 cup fresh mint chopped (optional)

  • 1/3 cup almonds sliced, toasted


Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Rinse pasta in cold water; drain again. Place in large bowl; set aside.

  2. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, stir together yogurt, honey and cinnamon. Toss with elbows.Add fruit and mint, if desired; toss gently to combine.Sprinkle with almonds. Refrigerate leftovers, covered, up to 1 day. (Let stand at room temperature 10 to 15 minutes before serving if refrigerated.


Nutritional Information

Based on 8 Servings

  • 260 Calories

  • 4 g Fat

  • 52 g Carbohydrates

  • 10 g Protein

  • 1 g Saturated Fat

  • 2 mg Cholesterol

  • 45 mg Sodium

  • 6 g Dietary Fiber

Based on 12 Servings

  • 170 Calories

  • 3 g Fat

  • 35 g Carbohydrates

  • 7 g Protein

  • 1 g Saturated Fat

  • 1 mg Cholesterol

  • 30 mg Sodium

  • 4 g Dietary Fiber

Notes:

  • Either Greek or traditional yogurt can be used.

  • Choose one or more favorite fruits cut into bite-sized pieces. Suggestions: apples, blueberries, cantaloupe, grapes, kiwi, nectarines, peaches, raspberries, strawberries, watermelon.

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