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Apple & Chicken Salad

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Apple & Chicken Salad
En Español

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  • Makes: 4 Servings

A deliciously balanced blend of crisp Cameo apples, celery, raisins, chicken breast and Greek yogurt-based dressing, served over a bed of lettuce.

Ingredients

  • 2 red apples (such as Cameo Apples)
  • 2 celery stalks (diced)
  • 2 chicken breasts (skinless, cooked, diced, about 2 cups)
  • 1/4 cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 16 lettuce leaves (Bibb, Romaine, green or red leaf)

Directions

  1. Cut apples in quarters; remove core and chop.
  2. In a medium size bowl, mix all ingredients, except lettuce.
  3. To serve, arrange lettuce on serving plates top with apple and chicken salad.
 

Notes

Weekly Menu Planning Tip: When you're planning a dinner with chicken cook up extra chicken breast and refrigerate for later use in this salad.

Serve with 8 oz non-fat milk and 1 slice rustic whole grain bread.

Source: Produce for Better Health Foundation

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 290
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 65 mg
Sodium 330 mg
Carbohydrates 34 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 12 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 25 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 56 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 553 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 290
Total Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g
Linoleic Acid 6 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.7 g
Omega 3 - EPA 7 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 14 mg
Cholesterol 65 mg
Carbohydrates 34 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 12 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 25 g
Minerals
Calcium 56 mg
Potassium 553 mg
Sodium 330 mg
Copper 140 mcg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 38 mg
Phosphorus 208 mg
Selenium 19 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 70 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.6 mg
Vitamin B12 0.3 mcg
Vitamin C 7 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 43 mcg
Folate 36 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 10 mg
Choline 69 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Fruits
1 cup
Vegetables
1/2 cups
Protein Foods
2 1/2 ounces