Low-fat chicken pasta salad w/ BBQ dressing

Low-fat Chicken Pasta Salad W/ Bbq Dressing Recipe

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sherry monfils

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@smonfils

I wanted a chicken salad w/out all the mayonnaise, so I came up w/ something a little different!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

  • 3
    boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/ 16 oz pkg
    whole wheat small pasta shells.
  • 1 c
    bbq sauce
  • 1 c
    light mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 c
    jicama, peeled, diced
  • 2
    red bell peppers, seeded, diced
  • 2
    orange bell peppers, seeded,diced
  • 2
    15.25 oz cans, whole kernel corn, drained.
  • 2
    15 oz cans black beans, rinsed, drained.
  • 1 small
    jalapeno pepper, chopped.
  • 1 small
    red onion, chopped.
  • 1 c
    bbq sauce

How to Make Low-fat chicken pasta salad w/ BBQ dressing

Step-by-Step

  1. Place chicken breasts in saucepan over medium-low heat. Pour 1 cup BBQ sauce over chicken, let simmer until no longer pink, about 5-7 min. Cool, dice chicken. Cook pasta as directed, drain, run under cold water. Drain again. In lg bowl, whisk together remaining BBQ sauce w/ mayonnaise until combined. Mix in cumin and diced chicken. Place all other ingredients in bowl and fold gently to combine w/ dressing. Serve warm, or chilled.

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