Chicken and Pasta Waldorf Salad with Yoghurt Dressing

Chicken and Pasta Waldorf Salad with Yoghurt Dressing

  • Preparation time

    15 mins
  • Cook time

    1 hr 15 mins
  • Serves 4

Take the classic Waldorf salad a step further by adding chicken to the combination of apple, celery, walnuts, and grapes, all on a bed of lettuce.

Ingredients

  • Waitoa Free-Range Homestyle & Garden Herbs Whole Chicken - 1
  • San Remo Pasta Large Spirals, cooked - 2 cups
  • Red apples, sliced, tossed in 1 Tbsp lemon juice - 2
  • Stick of celery, sliced - 1
  • Grapes, halved - 1/2 cup
  • Walnuts, toasted - 1/2 cup
  • Chopped parsley, plus extra to serve - 1/2  cup

Dressing

  • Anchor Protein Plus Yoghurt plain - 1/2 cup
  • Lemon zest - 2 tsp
  • Lemon juice - 2 Tbsp
  • Runny honey - 1 tsp
  • Chopped parsley - 2 Tbsp
  • Salt, to taste
  • Ground pepper, to taste

Method

  1. Preheat an oven to 190°C.

  2. Cook the chicken as per the instructions on the packet. Remove and cool enough to be able to handle. Remove the meat from the bones and chop roughly.

  3. In a large bowl, combine the cooked pasta, apple slices, celery, grapes, walnuts, parsley and chopped chicken.

  4. For the dressing, in a small bowl combine the yoghurt, lemon zest and juice, honey and parsley. Season with salt and pepper. Pour over the salad and toss through.

  5. To serve, top the salad with the dressing and garnish with extra parsley.

PER SERVE • Energy 1326Kj • Protein 11g • Total Fat 12g • Saturated Fat 1g • Carbohydrates 39g • Sugars 15g • Sodium 84mg

Dietary and nutritional info supplied by NZ Nutrition Foundation