California Chicken Salad
This fresh low calorie chicken salad is delicious and nutritious. This dish is filled with fruits and vegetables, high in fiber, it is a heart healthy meal.
START TO FINISH: 35 minutes MAKES: 6 servings
1 pound cooked chicken breast, cubed
2 Granny Smith apples, cored and chopped
1 cup chopped celery (2 stalks)
1/2 cup chopped green onions
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1/4 cup light dairy sour cream
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
3 tablespoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
6 cups torn mixed salad greens
In a large bowl combine chicken, apples, celery, green onions, and parsley. Stir in sour cream, red wine vinegar, mayonnaise, kosher salt, and pepper. Stir walnuts into chicken mixture. Divide greens among 6 serving plates; top with chicken mixture.
Nutrition Facts per serving: 258 cal., 12 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 70 mg chol., 288 mg sodium, 11 g carb., 3 g fiber, 26 g pro.