Fruited Pasta Salad


Classifications: Salads

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 1/2 cups uncooked spiral pasta

1 8 oz can unsweetened pineapple chucks

1 8 oz carton nonfat peach yogurt

2 tablespoons nonfat sour cream

1 1/2 cups cubed cantaloupe

1 cup halved seedless graped

1 1/2 cups fresh strawberries, sliced

Instructions: Cook pasta according to package directions; rinse in cold water and drain. Cool completely. Drain pineapple, reserving 2 tablespoons juice (discard remaining juice or save for another use); set pineapple aside. In a small bowl, combine the yogurt, sour cream and reserved pineapple juice until smooth; cover and refrigerate. In a large bowl, combine pasta, pineapple, cantaloupe and grapes. Just before serving, stir in strawberries and drizzle with yogurt mixture.



Background: Note: DIABECTIC EXCHANGES: One 1/2-cup serving equals 1 fruit, 1/2 starch; also, 90 calories, 15 mg sodium, 1 mg cholesterol, 19 gm carbohydrate, 3 gm protein, trace fat.

Serves: 13

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