Lighter Apple Pecan Chicken Salad
Lighter Apple Pecan Chicken Salad
  • prep: 5 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    A lighter take on classic, creamy chicken salad with juicy apple chunks, crunchy pecans, and tart dried cranberries! A hearty, healthy meal in 20 minutes!

    Ingredients

    • 2 large boneless skinless chicken breasts, pounded to ½ inch thickness
    • salt and pepper to taste
    • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
    • 8 sliced sandwich bread (I used a whole grain wheat - I recommend something like this!)
    • 1 cup chopped romaine lettuce
    • 1 apple (use your favorite, I used gala), cored and chopped
    • 1 celery stalk, chopped
    • ¼ cup dried cranberries
    • ? red onion, diced
    • ? cup Diamond of California Pecan Halves (could also use chopped pecans)
    • ? cup plain fat free Greek yogurt
    • ¼ cup light mayo (optional, may sub additional greek yogurt)
    • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
    • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 442 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 24 g 36.56%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 21.58%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 14 mg 4.58%
    • Sodium: 172 mg 7.19%
    • Calcium: 173 mg 17.32%
    • Potassium: 430 mg 12.29%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 7.04%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 49 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 5 g 20.28%
    • Sugar: 40 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 6 g
    • Vitamin A 15.65%
    • Vitamin C 30.56%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit2
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit1 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total2 oz-eq

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