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Italian Chicken Salad

Per Serving

Italian Chicken Salad

Makes: 4
Serving Size: 1 cup
Calories 320
Fat 20 g
Saturated Fat 3.5 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 12 g
Fiber 4 g
Sugars 4 g
Cholesterol 60 mg
Sodium 410 mg (without added salt)
Protein 23 g
Choices: Vegetable 2, Lean meat 3, Fat 3
  • Makes: 4
  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

Salad
2 cups diced cooked Perfect Roast Chicken, skinned
2 med. carrots, peeled and diced (about 3/4 cup)
1 large celery stalk, diced (about 1/2 cup)
2 scallions, chopped (about 1/4 cup)
1 can (14.5 oz.) small artichoke hearts in water, drained and chopped into 1/2 inch pieces
1/2 cup halved cherry or grape tomatoes
2 Tbsp. coarsely chopped pitted black olives
Vinaigrette
2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
1 tsp. dijon mustard
1 garlic clove, finely minced
1/4tsp.sugar
1/4cupolive oil
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Combine all the salad ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, lemon juice, mustard, garlic, and sugar. In a thin stream, slowly whisk in the olive oil until the salad dressing is emulsified. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Toss the salad and vinaigrette, and refrigerate a hour before serving.
 
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