Cherry Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Cherry Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

This chicken salad is made with a blend of light mayonnaise and fat-free Greek yogurt. Served on butterhead lettuce leaves instead of bread, and topped with sweet cherries and crunchy almonds, this recipe is a great choice for a light lunch.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 12 ounces cooked chicken breast, chopped
  • ½ cup sliced celery
  • ¼ cup sliced green onions
  • ¼ cup light mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup plain fat-free Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh lemon balm or lemon thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 butterhead lettuce leaves
  • 1 cup quartered fresh dark sweet cherries
  • ¼ cup sliced or slivered almonds, toasted (see Tip)

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  1. In a medium bowl combine the cooked chicken breast, celery, green onions, mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, lemon balm, salt and pepper. Spoon chicken mixture onto lettuce leaves. Top with cherries and almonds.
  • Tip: To toast nuts, spread in a shallow baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake in a 350°F oven 5 to 10 minutes or until golden, shaking pan once or twice.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 2 wraps
  • Per serving: 269 calories; 12 g fat(2 g sat); 2 g fiber; 11 g carbohydrates; 30 g protein; 30 mcg folate; 78 mg cholesterol; 7 g sugars; 847 IU vitamin A; 7 mg vitamin C; 71 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 322 mg sodium; 458 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 4 lean protein, 1 fat, ½ fruit, ½ starch

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