*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                   ROTINI NICOISE WITH LEMON VINAIGRETTE
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pasta                            Poultry
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       lb           Rotini, Twists or Spirals
                         -- uncooked
    2       c            Canned white beans
                         -- (cannellini),
                         -- rinsed and drained
    2       c            Cooked chicken breast
                         -- cut into chunks
   14       oz           Canned artichoke hearts
                         -(packed in water), drained
                         -----VINAIGRETTE-----
      1/4   c            Olive or vegetable oil
      1/2   c            Low-sodium chicken broth
      1/2   c            Fresh lemon juice
    2                    Garlic cloves -- minced
    2       ts           Dijon mustard
    1       t            Salt
      1/2   ts           Freshly ground black pepper
                         -----GARNISH-----
   12                    Cherry tomatoes
    8       oz           Green beans -- blanched
                         - refreshed in cold water
   16                    Black olives
 
   Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain.
   Rinse the pasta under cold water, drain thoroughly and
   put in a large mixing bowl. Add white beans, chicken
   and artichoke hearts and toss well.
   
   In a medium bowl, whisk together all the vinaigrette
   ingredients. Pour vinaigrette over pasta mixture and
   toss well. To serve, spoon pasta onto large serving
   platter and arrange cherry tomatoes, green beans and
   black olives around and on top of salad.
   
   Each serving provides: 583 Calories; 29.3 g Protein;
   84.7 g Carbohydrates; 15.2 g Fat; 31.9 mg Cholesterol;
   637 mg Sodium. Calories from Fat: 23%
   
   Copyright National Pasta Association
   (http://www.ilovepasta.org) (Reprinted with permission)
  
 
 
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