Fruit & Yogurt Elbow Salad Recipe Video

Who knew fruit and pasta would make such terrific pairing? This unique, kid-friendly salad is a delicious choice for a Summer picnic. But, it also makes a fantastic breakfast.

Summary

Preparation Time20 MinCooking Time8 Min
Ready In28 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings10
CuisineCourse
TasteMethod
DishVegetarian
Main IngredientInterest Group,

Ingredients

 Elbow macaroni13 1⁄4 Ounce
 Water1 Gallon
 Low fat yogurt1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Vanilla flavour)
 Honey1 Tablespoon (Optional) (Optional)
 Cinammon1 Teaspoon, ground
 Fruits4 Cup (64 tbs), chop
 Fresh mint leaves1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Optional)
 Flaked roasted almonds1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), slice

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 205 Calories from Fat 22

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g3.9%

Saturated Fat 0.44 g2.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2 mg

Sodium 24.1 mg1%

Total Carbohydrates 38 g12.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.5%

Sugars 9.4 g

Protein 7 g14.7%

Vitamin A 4.4% Vitamin C 20.8%

Calcium 8.3% Iron 5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. In a large pot cook the pasta in boiling water.
2. Once done drain. Rinse with cold water; drain again. Place in large bowl. Let cool.
3. Meanwhile, in medium bowl, stir together yogurt, honey and cinnamon.
4. In a large bowl toss elbow pasta and yogurt mixture.
5. Add fruit and mint. Toss gently to combine.

SERVING
6. Sprinkle with almonds. and serve.

TIPS
You can refrigerate leftovers nicely covered up to 1 day. (Let stand at room temperature 10 to 15 minutes before serving if refrigerated.)

NOTES
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.
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