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Light Picnic Pasta Salad

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


15 servings

For a lighter pasta salad with delicious chicken and broccoli, try this recipe. It his lighter than the regular salads but you are not missing out on any flavor.—Katherine Stallwood, Kennewick, Washington


  • 1 package (16 ounces) shell macaroni, cooked and drained
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 1-1/4 cups reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper


  1. In a large bowl, combine macaroni, chicken, broccoli and onion. In a small bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Pour over salad; toss to coat. Cover; refrigerate until chilled.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 223 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 242mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 11g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 fat.

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