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Warm Chicken Salad With Apples

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Warm Chicken Salad With Apples

Makes: 4 servings
Serving Size: 1.5 cups
Calories 265
Fat 14 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 13 g
Fiber 3 g
Sugars 7 g
Cholesterol 65 mg
Sodium 545 mg
Potassium 655 mg
Protein 24 g
Phosphorus 245 mg
Choices: Fruit 0.5, Nonstarchy Vegetable 1, Lean Protein 3, Fat 1.5
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Serving Size: 1.5 cups
  • Preparation Time: 25 minutes (includes shredding or dicing cooked chicken)
  • Cooking Time: 5 minutes


1 thin slice bacon, diced
2 scallions, minced
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 Tbsp. coarse Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp. dried thyme leaves
1/4 tsp. sea salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
2 cups shredded or diced rotisserie (or homemade roasted) chicken breast meat, skinned
1 large Granny Smith apple, unpeeled, diced
2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp. chopped walnuts, toasted
4cupsbaby spinach leaves


  1. In a small skillet, cook the bacon over medium-high heat for 2 to 3 minutes, until almost crisp. Add the scallions and garlic and sauté for 2 minutes. Add the vinegar, oil, mustard, thyme, salt, and black pepper and heat for 30 seconds.
  2. Combine the chicken, apples, lemon juice, and walnuts in a large bowl. Pour the warm dressing over the chicken mixture and toss to coat. Serve the chicken mixture over the spinach.

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