Italian Chicken Salad
Italian Chicken Salad
This delicious salad can be made with a variety of fresh veggies. Pack in a container and carry to a picnic or potluck supper.
Italian Chicken Salad
This delicious salad can be made with a variety of fresh veggies. Pack in a container and carry to a picnic or potluck supper.
Italian Chicken Salad
Ingredients
  • 1 pound cooked chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cucumber, chopped
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped (about ½ cup)
  • ½ cup fresh-shelled peas may use frozen
  • ½ cup chopped fresh parsley
  • salad greens to line the plates
For the dressing:
  • 1 tablespoon white balsamic or white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon grainy mustard
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh herbs: basil chives, oregano (if dried, use 1 teaspoon)
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • sea salt and fresh pepper to taste
  • 6 nasturtium or pansy blossoms optional
Servings:
Instructions
  1. To prepare the dressing, whisk ingredients together in a small bowl. Set aside.
  2. To prepare the salad: In a large bowl, gently toss the chicken and vegetables with the dressing. Stir in the fresh parsley and season to taste with sea salt and fresh pepper. Line six salad plates with salad greens. Portion the salad between the plates, garnish with the flower and serve.
Recipe Notes

Nutritional analysis per serving: 264 calories, 22 grams protein, 8 grams carbohydrates, 16 grams fat, 92 mg. sodium, 2.2 grams fiber.

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