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California Chicken Salad

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 15 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 10 servings
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Snappy dinner ready in 15 minutes! Enjoy this delicious salad with chicken, Canadian bacon and lettuce tossed in homemade vinaigrette – a scrumptious meal.

Ingredients

Salad

3 1/2
cups torn leaf lettuce
3 1/2
cups torn romaine lettuce
3
boneless, skinless chicken breasts (3/4 lb), cooked, cut into bite-size pieces
2
oz Canadian bacon, sliced, cut into thin strips (1 cup)
6
medium green onions, sliced (6 tablespoons)
1
medium tomato, chopped (3/4 cup)

Vinaigrette

1/4
cup balsamic vinegar
2
tablespoons canola or soybean oil
1
teaspoon Dijon mustard
1
clove garlic, minced

Steps

  • 1 In large bowl, mix salad ingredients.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix vinaigrette ingredients until well blended. Just before serving, pour vinaigrette over salad; toss gently.
  • 1 In large bowl, mix salad ingredients.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix vinaigrette ingredients until well blended. Just before serving, pour vinaigrette over salad; toss gently.

Expert Tips

"I love the taste of bacon, but am careful not to use too much. By reading labels, I've discovered that Canadian bacon contains fewer calories than regular bacon and still has great flavor, so I can feel good about using it my recipes." Andi

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
250mg
250%;
Total Carbohydrate
5g
5%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
19g
19%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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