This healthy chicken salad recipe with cranberries, toasty pecans and crunchy vegetables is slathered in a combo of mayonnaise and yogurt which keeps the dressing light and tangy. Serve it open-face on toasted bread or scoop it on top of fresh salad greens.

Julia Levy
EatingWell.com, October 2020

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Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
8

Nutrition Profile:

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Stir yogurt, mayonnaise, scallions, relish, mustard, salt and pepper together in a large bowl. Fold in chicken, cranberries, pecans, celery and carrot. Stir to coat.

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Tips

Tip: For the best flavor, toast nuts and seeds before using in a recipe. To toast small nuts, chopped nuts and seeds, place in a small dry skillet and cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned, 2 to 4 minutes.

To make ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.

Nutrition Facts

267 calories; fat 13g; cholesterol 64mg; sodium 458mg; carbohydrates 15g; dietary fiber 2g; protein 23g; sugars 12g; niacin equivalents 10mg; saturated fat 2g; vitamin a iu 982IU.
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