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                            MEXICAN PASTA SALAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Salads                           Pasta
                 Mexican
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4                    (3 Oz.) Boneless Skinned
                         Chicken Breasts
    1       t            Ground Cumin
    1       t            Vegetable Oil
      1/2   c            Water
      1/4   tb           Chili Powder
      1/2   ts           Chicken Bouillon Granules
    1       sm           Ripe Avocado Chopped
    1       c            Fresh Cilantro
    3       tb           Lime Juice
      1/4   c            Green Onions
    1       lg           Jalapeno Pepper Chopped
    1       cl           Garlic
    6       oz           Uncooked Fettucine
      1/2   c            Shredded Zucchini
      1/4   c            Sliced Black Olives
    2       tb           Chopped Tomatoes
                         Fresh Cilantro Leaves
                         (Optional)
 
   Sprinkle Chicken With Cumin & Chili Powder.  Heat Oil
   in A Medium Skillet; Add Chicken & Cook Over Medium
   Heat 3 To 4 Min. On Each Side. Add Water & Bouillon
   Granules; Reduce Heat & Simmer 15 Min. OR Until
   Chicken Is Done. Remove Chicken From Broth, Reserving
   Broth in Skillet. Cover & Chill Chicken.
    Bring Broth To A Boil & Cook Until Reduced To 1/4 C.
   Remove From Heat & Cool.  Strain Broth Through A Sieve
   & Pour Into Processor. Add Avocado, Cilantro, Lime
   Juice, Green Onions, Pepper & Garlic. Process Until
   Smooth.
    Cook Fettuccine According To Package Directions.
   Drain.  Rinse Under Cold Water & Drain Again.
    Combine Fettuccine & Half Of Avocado Mixture; Toss
   Well. Place in Center Of A Serving Platter. Arrange
   Zucchini Around Fettuccine-Avocado Mixture. Cut
   Chilled Chicken Into 1/4 in. Strips & Arrange Over
   Fettuccine; Sprinkle With Olives. Spoon Remaining
   Avocado Mixture Into Center Of Chicken; Sprinkle With
   Chopped Cilantro. Garnish With Fresh Cilantro Leaves
   If Desired.
        (Fat 13.1.  Chol. 54.)
  
 
 
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