This quick and easy chopped chicken salad is a delicious solution to the age-old question, “What’s for dinner?”. It’s filled with wholesome ingredients, protein, and fiber to enhance your hard-earned fitness results. If you’re feeling sluggish after your Thanksgiving festivities or if you have leftover chicken or turkey, give this recipe a try!
Enjoy as a nutritious lunch, dinner, or after-workout meal.
Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com
What you need:
For the Salad:
2 cooked chicken breasts, chopped
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
1 Tablespoon red onion, minced
1/2 cup cucumber, chopped
4 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
4 strips, cooked nitrate-free bacon, chopped
1 avocado, chopped
For the Dressing:
1/8 cup olive oil
2 Tablespoons lemon juice
1 packet stevia
1 teaspoon crushed garlic
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
- Combine all of the salad ingredients in a large salad bowl. Mix to combine.
- Combine all of the dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Drizzle over the salad and serve.
One serving equals 218 calories, 12g fat, 189mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate, 4g fiber, and 22g protein