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Chicken and pasta salad served in lettuce cups

Chicken waldorf

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This healthy twist on the traditional waldorf salad with packed with protein, folate, fibre and 2 of your 5-a-day – it's ready in under 30 mins, too

  • Healthy
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal512
low infat13g
saturates3g
carbs39g
sugars12g
fibre7g
protein57g
salt0.5g
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Ingredients

  • 170g wholemeal penne
  • 2 x 120g pots bio yogurt
  • 4 tsp sherry vinegar
  • 2 tsp English mustard powder
  • 4 spring onions , finely chopped
  • 6 celery sticks (320g), finely chopped
  • 4 cooked chicken breasts (600g), cut into bite-sized chunks
  • 8 walnut halves (22g), broken into pieces
  • 150g black seedless grapes , halved
  • 8 crisp lettuce leaves from an iceberg lettuce

Method

  • STEP 1

    Boil the penne for 12 mins until al dente. Meanwhile, make a dressing by mixing the yogurt with the vinegar, mustard and spring onions.

  • STEP 2

    Add the celery, cooked penne and chicken to the dressing and stir until everything is well coated.

  • STEP 3

    If you’re following our Healthy Diet Plan and eating straight away, add half the walnuts and grapes to half the salad and serve with half of the crisp lettuce leaves, either as a base or as lettuce wraps. Keep the remainder in the fridge, well covered, for up to three days, then add the nuts, grapes and lettuce when ready to serve.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2019

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