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Cherry-Chicken Salad

Per Serving

Cherry-Chicken Salad

Makes: 4 servings
Serving Size: 1 cup
Calories 280
Fat 15 g
Saturated Fat 2.1 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 22 g
Fiber 3 g
Sugars 12 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Sodium 570 mg
Potassium 590 mg
Protein 17 g
Phosphorus 205 mg
Choices: Fruit 1, Nonstarchy Vegetable 1, Lean Protein 2, Fat 2
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

Salad
10 oz. lower-sodium deli chicken breast, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 large carrot, peeled and diced
3 scallions, thinly sliced
1/2 cup diced zucchini, unpeeled
1 med. yellow bell pepper, cored, seeded, and diced
1/2 cup dried unsweetened cherries
4 cups mixed greens
Dressing
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 tsp. honey
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
1/4 cup olive oil
1/8 tsp. sea salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Combine all the ingredients for the salad, except the mixed greens.
  2. For the dressing, in a small bowl or measuring cup, whisk together the lemon juice, honey, and mustard. Add the oil in a thin stream, whisking to emulsify. Whisk in the salt and black pepper. Add the dressing to the vegetable mixture and mix well. Serve over the greens.
 
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