Chicken-and-Melon-Stuffed Shells

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Very enticing and very low in fat! Great for outdoor picnics and parties!


  • 1/2 of a medium cantaloupe, halved and seeded
  • 4 dried jumbo macaroni shells
  • 3 ounces chopped cooked chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup diced honeydew melon
  • 2 tablespoons plain fat-free yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh chives
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon-style mustard
  • Fresh thyme sprigs (optional)


  1. Cut the cantaloupe half into thirds; cover and chill two of the wedges. Peel and dice remaining wedge; set aside.
  2. Cook macaroni shells according to package directions. Drain and rinse with cold water. Drain again; set aside.
  3. In a small bowl, combine diced cantaloupe, chicken, honeydew, yogurt, lemon juice, chives, and mustard. Spoon about 1/4 cup of the mixture into each pasta shell. Arrange two filled shells and a chilled cantaloupe wedge on each of two serving dishes. If desired, garnish with thyme sprigs.

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