RECIPE FROM "SANDY'S
Curried Pasta and Chicken Salad
2 ounces packaged dried elbow macaroni or tiny tube macaroni (ditalini)
1-1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken (about 8 ounces)
1 cup coarsely chopped apple
1/3 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup finely chopped onion
1/3 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/3 cup plain yogurt
1/2 teaspoon curry powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup cashews or peanuts
1 to 2 tablespoons milk (optional)
Lettuce leaves (optional)
Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain pasta; rinse with cold water. Drain again.
In a large mixing bowl combine cooked pasta, chicken, apple, celery, and onion.
For dressing, in a small mixing bowl stir together mayonnaise or salad dressing, yogurt, curry powder, and salt. Pour dressing over pasta mixture. Toss to coat. Cover and chill for 4 to 24 hours.
Just before serving, stir cashews or peanuts into pasta mixture. If necessary, stir in milk. If desired, serve salad in lettuce-lined bowls.