Chicken & White Bean Salad

May/June 2010

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Zucchini and celery give this chicken-and-bean salad a nice crunch. We like serving it over a bed of slightly bitter escarole and radicchio, but any type of salad greens will work. Recipe by Nancy Baggett for EatingWell.

"I think i will try it for lunch it seems safe for children and adults from breanne "

12 Reviews for Chicken & White Bean Salad

Delicious and filling!

I just had this for lunch and it was amazing! I subbed red and yellow bell pepper for the celery because it's what I had on hand. I also used spring mix for the lettuce. Only tossed a cup of the dressing with the bean and chicken mixture because another reviewer said it was overwhelming, and I generally like less dressing. This was nice because it let me control the amount. I love how many variations are possible and also that I can make the mixture on Sunday and then put it on greens all week long. This will make for super easy lunches!

Can make most ahead, protein makes it filling, easy, delicious,
Really worthwhile!

This was a great recipe! I left out the raw zucchini, as I'm not fond of it. I used arugula and radicchio as the greens. I also made homemade Fresh Herbal Vinaigrette as the dressing. A good dressing can make or break a salad. Homemade is usually best. This recipe is a keeper!

high protein
Served it at Ladies Luncheon

I substituted chopped ham for 1/3 of the chicken and used Paul Newman's Italian dressing with a clove of garlic, and people did like it. One person asked for the recipe.

Light in calories
Comments (1)


Anonymous wrote 1 year 5 weeks ago

thats not the same salad

thats not the same salad

Fresh Flavors

I have to admit I didn't love this salad as much as I thought I would when I read the recipe. I found the vinaigrette a bit overpowering and wasn't fond of the ricotta salata. Overall though the salad was flavorful and fresh. I would like to make it again with a few adjustments I think the feta would be nice in the salad and a lemon & olive oil dress might lighten up the flavor.


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