Apple and Chicken Salad

Preparation Time: 15 minutes

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 Cameo apples

2 celery stalks, diced

½ cup raisins

2 chicken skinless breasts cooked and diced (about 2 cups)

¼ cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt

¼ cup mayonnaise

¼ tsp salt

â…› tsp ground black pepper

16 leaves lettuce (Bibb, Romaine, green or red leaf)

Directions

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

Weekly Meal Planning Tip: When you’re planning a dinner with chicken, cook extra chicken breasts and refrigerate for later use in this salad. Serves 4.

Recipe Nutrition Information per Serving

Calories 290

Total Fat 9g

Saturated Fat 2g

% of Calories from Fat 28%

% Calories from Sat Fat 6%

Protein 25g

Carbohydrates 34g

Cholesterol 65mg

Dietary Fiber 4g

Sodium 330mg

An excellent source of protein, vitamin A, vitamin D, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and iodine, and a good source of vitamin C, folate, pantothenic acid, iron, zinc and copper.

Meal Nutrition Information per Serving

(Serve with an 8 oz glass of non-fat milk and 1 slice of rustic whole grain bread.)

Calories 450

Total Fat 9g

Saturated Fat 2g

% of Calories from Fat 18%

% Calories from Sat Fat 4%

Protein 36g

Carbohydrates 57g

Cholesterol 70mg

Dietary Fiber 6g

Sodium 530mg

An excellent source of protein, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin D, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and iodine, and a good source of vitamin C, folate, pantothenic acid, iron, zinc and copper.

Recipe Credit and Resources: FruitsAndVeggiesMoreMatters.org

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