Dijon is a great match with chicken. Add a creamy yogurt blend for dressing in this tangy Chicken Dijon Pasta Salad.
4 ounces rotini, uncooked
8 ounces plain low-fat yogurt
1/3 cup wheat germ
3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/8 teaspoon back pepper
1 cup chicken breast, cooked and diced
3/4 cup broccoli flowerets, diced
1/2 cup tomato, chopped and seeded
1/3 cup red onion, chopped
Cook pasta according to package directions.
In medium bowl, combine yogurt, wheat germ, vinegar, mustard and pepper; mix well.
Add the pasta and the remaining ingredients: toss to coat. Sprinkle with additional wheat germ before serving.
Serve immediately or chill before serving.
Recipe makes 4 servings.
Serving size: 1 serving
Calories: 260; Cholesterol: 35mg; Carbohydrates: 34g Protein: 22g
Food exchange per serving: 1 lean-meat, 1 vegetable, 1 starch
Did You Know?
The meaning of the name Dijon is "God is gracious". However, for the mustard, the name Dijon comes from a place - Dijon - an industrial city in eastern France north of Lyons where Dijon mustard is manufactured. The traditional Dijon mustard recipe includes white wine and ground brown mustard seeds along with salt and other spices.
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