Classic House Salad with Chicken

Classic House Salad with Chicken

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From:, May 2018

Leftover chicken or rotisserie chicken gets put to good use as a boost of protein in this healthy salad to pack for lunch. The classic chicken salad combines all the basics of a great house salad—greens, tomatoes, cucumbers and croutons—all tossed with a tangy red-wine vinaigrette.

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  • 2 cups Classic House Salad (see associated recipe)
  • ¾ cup sliced or diced cooked chicken breast (see associated recipe)
  • ¼ cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • ¼ cup sliced cucumber
  • ¼ cup whole-wheat croutons (see associated recipe)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves
  • 2 tablespoons red-wine vinaigrette (see associated recipe)


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  1. Pack salad in an airtight storage container. Add chicken, tomatoes, cucumber, croutons and parsley. Pack vinaigrette separately in a small jar. Just before serving, add the vinaigrette to the salad and toss to coat.
  • To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 1 day.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 3½ cups
  • Per serving: 488 calories; 31 g fat(5 g sat); 4 g fiber; 28 g carbohydrates; 19 g protein; 121 mcg folate; 37 mg cholesterol; 4 g sugars; 0 g added sugars; 6,224 IU vitamin A; 25 mg vitamin C; 73 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 780 mg sodium; 625 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (124% daily value), Vitamin C (42% dv), Folate (30% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 2
  • Exchanges: 5 fat, 2 lean protein, 1½ starch, 1 vegetable

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