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Turkey and Fruit Pasta Salad
Contributed By: Admin
Serves: 4

The DVD edition of
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

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Ingredients
1 cup dry gemelli pasta or 1 1/3 cups corkscrew macaroni
1 1/2 cups chopped cooked turkey or chicken
2 green onions, sliced
1/3 cup fresh lime or lemon juice
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 tbsp honey
2 tsp snipped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme, crushed
2 medium nectarines or plums, sliced
1 cup halved fresh strawberries
 
 
   
 
Method:

1.  Cook pasta according to package directions, preferably al dente (firm to the bite). Drain, rinse with cold water and drain again.

2.  In a large mixing bowl, combine pasta, turkey, and green onions. Toss to combine.

3.  For dressing, in a screw-top jar, combine lime or lemon juice, oil, honey and thyme. cover and shake well. Pour dressing over pasta mixture; toss to coat. Cover and chill for 4 hours or overnight.

5.  Just before serving, add the nectarines or plums and strawberries. Toss gently to combine.


 

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