Southwest Chicken Penne Salad

2014-09-07
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  • Servings : 100
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Serve this zesty chilled salad to liven up the menu.

Ingredients

  • 72 oz. soybean oil
  • 3 cups lime juice
  • 4 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 11 lbs. Barilla® Whole Grain Penne Pasta
  • As needed vegetable oil
  • 115 oz. Chicken thigh fajita strips
  • 43 oz. chopped onions, fresh or frozen
  • 2 #10 cans rinsed and drained black beans
  • 1 1/2 #10 cans drained corn
  • 1 1/2 lbs. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 100 oz. cubed Pepper Jack cheese

Instructions

Step 1

Make dressing by mixing together the oil, lime juice, salt, pepper, and pepper flakes in a large bowl, set aside.

Step 2

Cook pasta according to directions. Rinse with cold water to cool; drain well. Coat pasta lightly with oil to prevent sticking. If preparing in advance, chill overnight.

Step 3

Prepare chicken according to instructions. Combine all ingredients and refrigerate to blend flavors. Portion 2 cup servings.

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  • Whole Grain Medium Shells
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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 (262g)
Servings Per Container 100

Amount Per Serving
Calories 570
Calories from Fat 297
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 33g
51%
Saturated Fat 9g
45%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 50mg
17%
Sodium 750mg
31%
Total Carbohydrate 55g
18%
Dietary Fiber 9g
36%
Sugars 4g
Protein 22g
44%

Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 4%
Iron 15%
Allergy Information:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Please note: for the purpose of the nutritional assessment, total sodium does not include salt added to the cooking water. When salt is listed "as needed" in the ingredient list, 1 tsp total is included in the analysis.