Mediterranean Chicken Salad

This simple chicken salad can be made up to two hours ahead.

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Makes:
6 servings
Prep:
40 mins
Chill:
Up to 2 hrs
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Mediterranean Chicken Salad

Ingredients
1
pound cooked chicken or turkey, shredded or cut into bite-size pieces or strips (3 cups)
1/2
medium cucumber, halved lengthwise, seeded, and sliced
1
cup chopped celery
1/2
cup sliced pitted kalamata olives
1/2
1
13 3/4 ounce can artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
1/3
cup sliced green onions
1/2
small lemon, seeded and cut into 6 wedges
1/2
cup olive oil
1/4
cup sherry vinegar or white wine vinegar
1/4
cup sugar
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cups spinach leaves
 
Snipped fresh parsley (optional)

Directions

  1. In a very large bowl combine chicken, cucumber, celery, olives, walnuts, artichokes, and green onions. Set aside.
  2. In a blender container or food processor bowl combine lemon (including peel), olive oil, vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper; cover and blend until nearly smooth. Pour dressing mixture over chicken mixture; toss to combine. Cover and chill up to 2 hours.
  3. Serve salad on spinach leaves and sprinkle with parsley, if desired. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Mediterranean Chicken Salad)
    Per serving:
  • 451 kcal cal.,
  • 32 g fat
  • (5 g sat. fat,
  • 8 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 16 g monounsatured fat),
  • 67 mg chol.,
  • 628 mg sodium,
  • 17 g carb.,
  • 5 g fiber,
  • 10 g sugar,
  • 25 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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