Chicken and Broccoli with Creamy Dressing

To keep the kitchen cool or eliminate using a skillet, crisp bacon in a microwave oven or use bottled bacon bits.

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Makes:
4 servings
Start to Finish:
20 mins
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Chicken and Broccoli with Creamy Dressing

Ingredients
1/2
cup light mayonnaise dressing or salad dressing
2
tablespoons cider vinegar
4
cups broccoli florets or packaged shredded broccoli (broccoli slaw mix)
2
cups cooked chicken (10 ounces)
2
small red apples, chopped
2
slices bacon, crisp-cooked, drained, and crumbled; or 2 tablespoons cooked bacon pieces

Directions

  1. For dressing, in a small bowl, stir together the light mayonnaise dressing or salad dressing and cider vinegar; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, toss together broccoli florets or shredded broccoli, chicken, and apples. Pour dressing over chicken mixture; toss lightly to coat. Sprinkle with bacon. Makes 4 main-dish servings.

From the Test Kitchen

Test Kitchen Tip:

The easiest way to cook chicken for salads is to cover boneless or bone-in chicken breasts with water or broth and simmer on the stove top until cooked through. Boneless breasts also can be broiled about 6 minutes per side.

Dietary Exchanges:

1/2 fruit, 2 vegetable, 3 very lean meat, 2 fat.

Nutrition Facts

(Chicken and Broccoli with Creamy Dressing)
    Per serving:
  • 308 kcal cal.,
  • 16 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat,
  • 65 mg chol.,
  • 332 mg sodium,
  • 18 g carb.,
  • 5 g fiber,
  • 24 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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