Pasta Fruit Salad


Classifications: Salads

Qty Measure Ingredient


3 cups uncooked medium pasta shells

1 20 oz can unsweetened pineapple chunks, drained

1 large navel orange, peeled, sectioned & halved

1 cup halved red grapes

1 cup halved green grapes

1 medium apple, chopped

1 large firm banana, cut in 1/4-inch slices

1 8oz carton plain yogurt

1/4 cup orange juice concentrate

Instructions: Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and rinse in cold water. Place in a large bowl; add the fruit. Combine yogurt and orange juice concentrate; pour over salad and toss to coat. Cover and chill for several hours.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One 1-cup serving (prepared with nonfat yogurt) equals 2 starch, 1 fruit; also, 192 calories, 20 mg sodium, trace cholesterol, 42 gm carbohydrate, 6 gm protein, 1 gm fat.

Serves: 10

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