Cooking at Home - Apple & Chicken Salad

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Published Saturday, October 13, 2018

Makes:   4 Servings 

A deliciously balanced blend of crisp Cameo apples, celery, raisins, chicken breast and Greek yogurt-based dressing, served over a bed of lettuce.

Ingredients

  • 2 red apples (such as Cameo Apples)
  • 2 celery stalks (diced)
  • 2 chicken breasts (skinless, cooked, diced, about 2 cups)
  • 1/4 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 16 lettuce leaves (Bibb, Romaine, green or red leaf)

Directions

  1. Cut apples in quarters; remove core and chop.
  2. In a medium size bowl, mix all ingredients, except lettuce.
  3. To serve, arrange lettuce on serving plates top with apple and chicken salad.

Notes

Weekly Menu Planning Tip: When you're planning a dinner with chicken cook up extra chicken breast and refrigerate for later use in this salad.

Serve with 8 oz non-fat milk and 1 slice rustic whole grain bread.

Source: Produce for Better Health Foundation

Nutrition Information

NutrientsAmount

Calories 290 

Total Fat 8 g

Saturated Fat 2 g

Cholesterol 65 mg

Sodium 330 mg

Total Carbohydrate 34 g

Dietary Fiber 4 g

Total Sugars 12 g

Added Sugars included 0 g

Protein 25 g

Vitamin D 0 mcg

Calcium 56 mg

Iron 2 mg

Potassium 553 mg