Mango & Chicken Grilled Pasta Salad

It’s mango season! If you’re like us then you’ll want to make the most of this wonderful time of year by including as much mango in your diet as possible (within reason).

Not only is mango delicious, it’s rich in vitamin C, which is vital for growth and repair in the body, and also plays a role in keeping our immune system healthy.

In addition to vitamin C, this salad’s also sporting a whopping 28 grams of protein and 7 grams of fibre per serving. So not only will this satisfy the taste buds but it’s also going to keep you from reaching for snacks soon after.

This salad is a perfect lunch or dinner option on a hot summer’s day.

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Mango and Chicken Grilled Pasta Salad

This salad provides you plenty plenty of protein and fibre to keep you feeling satisfied.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Cuisine: Under 15 Minutes
Keyword: chicken, mango, pasta
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 388kcal

Ingredients

  • 100 g pasta, wholemeal uncooked, (penne or spirals work best)
  • 200 g chicken, breast
  • 1 cup lettuce, leaves, mixed
  • 1 mango diced
  • ½ punnet tomato, cherry halved
  • ½ cucumber, any diced

Dressing

  • 1 tsp mustard, dijon
  • 1 tbsp lemon
  • 1 tbsp oil, olive

Instructions

  • Boil pasta until al dente, then drain and rinse with cool water.
  • While the pasta is cooking, grill or BBQ the chicken breast fillets. Once cooked, cut into thin slices.
  • Combine the pasta, chicken, salad leaves, mango, tomatoes and cucumber in a large salad bowl.
  • In a screw top jar, combine all the dressing ingredients and shake well to mix.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well. Can be served warm, or refrigerate until ready to serve.

Notes

Whole foods: 88% 
1 serve of this recipe provides: 
  • 1 serve carbohydrate
  • ½ serve protein
  • 1 serve fat
  • 1½ serve vegetables
  • ½ fruit

Nutrition

Calories: 388kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 119mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 20g

This recipe is proudly sponsored by Alpha Fresh Foods.