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Chicken, Red Onion and Blueberry Pasta Salad Recipe


Atkins Chicken, Red Onion and Blueberry Pasta Salad
16.8g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Style:American
Cook Time: 14 Minutes
Phase: Phase 3
Difficulty: Moderate
* Any adjustments made to the serving values will only update the ingredients of that recipe and not change the directions.

27.4g

Protein

18.7g

Fat

2.7g

Fiber

358.3kcal

Calories

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INGREDIENTS

  • 2 serving Whole Wheat Penne Pasta
  • 16 oz, boneless, cooked Chicken Breast
  • 1/2 medium Red Onions
  • 1/2 cup, crumbled Blue or Roquefort Cheese
  • 1 cup Blueberries
  • 4 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 fl oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • 6 tsp Lime Zest
  • 3 tsp Thyme
  • 1/24 pinch Stevia

DIRECTIONS

  1. Prepare the pasta according to directions on the box.  Drain, rinse with cold water and set aside.  Dice the chicken and slice the onion.  Juice and zest the limes.
  2. Combine the chicken, onions, blue cheese and blueberries in a medium bowl.  Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, 2 tbsp lime zest, thyme, and a pinch of stevia.  Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.  Pour this over the cooled pasta then add in the chicken and blueberry mixture.  Toss to combine.  Transfer to a serving bowl or platter and serve immediately or allow to marinate in the refrigerator for up to 2 hours before serving.  Refrigerate any leftovers for up to 4 days.
 

Cooking Tip

Feel free to swap in your favorite lettuce for this recipe, as net carb change will likely be minimal.

How to Calculate Atkins Net Carbs

Atkins Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols/Glycerin (if applicable)

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