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Fruity Ham And Pasta Salad

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The fruity ham and pasta salad is a fresh and light pasta salad made with canned ham and pineapples. Dressed with salad dressing along with honey vingear or any other dressing of choice, the fruity ham and pasta salad is tossed with orange sections, salad greens and celery. sprinkled with sunflower nuts, the ham and pasta salad makes for a light and filling lunch.
  Canned mandarin orange sections 11 Ounce
  Canned pineapple chunks 8 1⁄4 Ounce
  Ham 6 3⁄4 Ounce (Chunky Style)
  Macaroni 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Corkscrew)
  Salad dressing/Mayonnaise 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Honey 1 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 2 Teaspoon
  Celery seed 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salad greens 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Stalk celery 1 , sliced
  Sunflower nuts 2 Tablespoon

Chill unopened cans of oranges, pineapple, and ham in the freezer for 10 minutes.
Meanwhile, cook macaroni according to package directions.
Turn macaroni into a bowl of ice water.
Let stand for 5 minutes.
Drain well.
For dressing, in a small bowl stir together salad dressing or may onnaise, honey vinegar, and celery seed.
Drain orange sections, pineapple, and ham.
Flake ham into chunks.
In a large bowl toss together macaroni, orange sections, pine apple, ham, salad greens, and celery.
Pour dressing atop.
Toss well to coat.
Sprinkle with sunflower nuts.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 487 Calories from Fat 138

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.4%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 61.9 mg20.6%

Sodium 83.9 mg3.5%

Total Carbohydrates 64 g21.3%

Dietary Fiber 4.1 g16.3%

Sugars 30.4 g

Protein 22 g44.7%

Vitamin A 11.2% Vitamin C 40.3%

Calcium 5.8% Iron 19.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fruity Ham And Pasta Salad Recipe