Fusilli with Chicken, Ham and Croutons

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10Ingredients
500Calories
35Minutes

This pasta salad is full of flavor and is a filling meal for the family or the perfect addition to a potluck. Made with fusilli, chicken, ham, and flavored with lemon, this pasta salad is topped with croutons for a delightful crunch in each bite.

Ingredients

  • 300 grams fusilli pasta
  • olive oil (to taste)
  • 1/2 onion (medium, or 1 small one)
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 2 chicken breasts (small cubes)
  • salt (to taste)
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • 4 slices ham
  • 1 1/2 cups croutons (homemade, optional)
  • black olives (to taste)

Directions

  1. Cook fusilli pasta according to directions. When done, refresh under cold water. Place in a serving bowl.
  2. In the meanwhile, heat a smidgen of olive oil in a frying pan, add onion and garlic, and cook until onion is translucent.
  3. Add the chicken, and cook until well browned, adjusting the seasoning with a little bit of salt and lemon juice.
  4. Add some of the ham slices cut in chunks, and scatter with some croutons. Mix.
  5. To serve, garnish with remaining ham, croutons, and olives.
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NutritionView more

500Calories
Sodium32%DV760mg
Fat18%DV12g
Protein57%DV29g
Carbs23%DV69g
Fiber16%DV4g

PER SERVING *

Calories500Calories from Fat110
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat12g18%
Saturated Fat2.5g13%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol55mg18%
Sodium760mg32%
Potassium520mg15%
Protein29g57%
Calories from Fat110
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate69g23%
Dietary Fiber4g16%
Sugars3g6%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

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Jess W. 15 Jun 2015
This recipe was absolutely delicious. I usually switch a few things up here and there but with this dish I followed the recipe as it is listed. It turned out great. I honestly can't say I'd switch or supplement anything.