Chicken BLT Salad
Want all of the deliciousness of a BLT, but without the bread? This simple Chicken BLT salad recipe takes less than 15 minutes to make and will appeal to our paleo and gluten-free foodie fans. It comes to us from Carolyn O’Neil.
Carolyn is a registered dietitian, blogger, cookbook author, journalist, speaker and broadcast professional whose goal is to promote great health through good nutrition. She is the author of “The Slim Down South Cookbook: Eating Well and Living Healthy in the Land of Biscuits and Bacon.” It contains 120 fabulous and figure-friendly recipes and oodles of slim savvy secrets. You can follow her on Twitter @carolynoneil.
Makes 4 servings
½ cup Alouette Garlic & Herbs spreadable cheese
3 cups chopped, cooked chicken (about 6 breast halves)
½ cup grape tomatoes, halved
1/3 cup chopped green onion tops
2 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
1/16 tsp. table salt
1/8 tsp. freshly-ground black pepper
Assorted mixed greens
Microwave cheese in a small microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 20 seconds. Stir in next 4 ingredients, tossing well. Add salt and pepper. Serve on assorted greens.
CALORIES 279; FAT 12.5g (sat 6.3g, mono 1.3g, poly 0.8g); PROTEIN 35.8g; CARB 3.2g; FIBER 0.4g; CHOL 117mg; IRON 1.2mg; SODIUM 350mg; CALC 42mg
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This post was written by Mr. B.