Fruit & Yogurt Elbow Salad
From the kitchen of Dreamfields Pasta
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
1 box Dreamfields Elbows
1-1/2 cups low-fat vanilla yogurt (see notes below)
1 tablespoon honey (optional)
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 cups fruit (see notes below)
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint (optional)
1/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted
- Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Rinse with cold water; drain again. Place in large bowl.
- Meanwhile, in medium bowl, stir together yogurt, honey and cinnamon. Toss with elbows.Add fruit and mint, if desired; toss gently to combine.Sprinkle with almonds. Refrigerate leftovers, covered, up to 1 day. (Let stand at room temperature 10 to 15 minutes before serving if refrigerated.
Makes 8-10 servings.
- Either Greek or traditional yogurt can be used.
- Choose one or more favorite fruits cut into bite-sized pieces. Suggestions: apples, blueberries, cantaloupe, grapes, kiwi, nectarines, peaches, raspberries, strawberries, watermelon.
Nutrition information (1/8 of recipe): 262 calories; 10 g protein; 52 g carbohydrates; 4 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 2 mg cholesterol; 45 mg sodium; 6 g total dietary fiber.