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June 24, 2020

Easy Chicken Salad

Easy Chicken Salad

This chicken salad recipe, from the American Heart Association, is simple, easy and filling. If you need a lunch in a pinch, this is a great option!

Ingredients

      • 2 12.5- oz. canned, salt-free white meat chicken (packed in water, drained) OR replace with fresh cooked chicken breast
      • 1/2 cup diced onion (purple or white)
      • 1 8- oz. canned water chestnuts (drained, chopped)
      • 1/4 cup unsalted, unoiled walnuts or pecans, chopped
      • 1 cup seedless, halved grapes

        OR

      • 1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries
      • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
      • 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
      • 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
      • 1 tsp. curry powder
      • 1/2 tsp. pepper

Directions

    1. Toss all together with dressing.
    2. Combine all in small bowl, mix well.

Quick tip:

Scoop the seeds out of a tomato or bell pepper and serve a scoop of chicken salad inside or serve over a piece of whole wheat toast or a plate of mixed greens or baby spinach.