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Pasta and Black Walnut Fruit Salad

This great recipe won the Ozark Empire Fair Black Walnut Cooking Contest for salads! It's easy to see why!

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces medium pasta shells
  • 1 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 cup frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
  • 1 (11 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup red seedless grapes, cut into halves
  • 1 cup green seedless grape, cut into halves
  • 1 apple, cored and chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery, sliced
  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup black walnuts

Instructions

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain and cool.
  2. In a small bowl, blend yogurt, honey and orange juice concentrate.
  3. In a large bowl, combine pasta, and remaining ingredients, except mandarin oranges.
  4. Add yogurt mixture; toss to coat.
  5. Add mandarin oranges and gently toss again.
  6. Cover and chill thoroughly.

Serves 8.

Nutrition Information (based on 8 servings): Calories (kcal) 237; % Calories from Fat 18.6%; % Calories from Carbohydrates 68.6%; % Calories from Protein 12.9%

Per Serving Nutritional Information: Total Fat 5g 8%; Saturated Fat trace 2%; Monounsaturated Fat 1g 5%; Polyunsaturated Fat 3g 14%; Cholesterol 1mg 0%; Total Carbohydrate 42g 14%; Dietary Fiber 2g 9%; Protein 8g 16%; Sodium 33mg 1%; Potassium 375mg 11%; Calcium 82mg 8%; Iron 2mg 9%; Zinc 1mg 7%

Vitamin C 30mg 50%; Vitamin A (i.u.) 433 IU 9%; Vitamin A (r.e.) 43 1/2 RE 4%; Vitamin B6 .1mg 6%; Vitamin B12 .2mcg 3%; Thiamin B1 .4mg 25%; Riboflavin B2 .2mg 13%; Folacin 33mcg 8%; Niacin 3mg 13%; Caffeine 0mg N/A

Recipe submitted by Yvonne Kelly, Springfield, Missouri

Reprinted with permission from Hammons Black Walnuts, Stockton, Missouri.


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