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Classic Dill Chicken Salad

  • 20 m
  • 20 m
EatingWell Test Kitchen
“We lightened up the creamy dressing in this healthy chicken salad recipe with a combo of mayonnaise and plain Greek yogurt. Dill, grapes, celery and walnuts make up this classic chicken salad but feel free to experiment with your favorite fruit, vegetables and herbs. Serve it open-face on toasted bread or scoop it on top of fresh salad greens.”


    • ½ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
    • ⅓ cup mayonnaise
    • 2 tablespoons minced shallot
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
    • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
    • 3 cups shredded or chopped cooked chicken
    • ¾ cup halved red or green grapes
    • ¾ cup diced celery
    • 3 tablespoons chopped toasted pecans or walnuts


  • 1 Combine yogurt, mayonnaise, shallot, dill, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Stir in chicken, grapes and celery. Top with nuts. Serve at room temperature or refrigerate until cold, about 2 hours.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Refrigerate for up to 3 days.
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