Leafy Grilled Chicken Salad With Creamy Balsamic Dressing

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Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup canned no-salt-added great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 large cloves garlic
  • 8 large fresh basil leaves
  • 5 oz mixed baby greens
  • 1 1/2 cups grilled chicken breast strips
  • 1/4 large red onion, thinly sliced (1/4 cup)
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes or halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
     

Directions
1. Puree beans, oil, vinegar, garlic, basil, and 1/8 teaspoon salt in blender until smooth (makes 1 cup).

2. Divide greens evenly among 4 plates and top with chicken, onion, and tomatoes.

3. Drizzle each serving with 1/4 cup of the dressing.

Nutritional Facts per serving
Calories 257.9 cal
Fat 15.9 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 33.8 mg
Sodium 398.2 mg
Carbohydrates 11.7 g
Total Sugars 3.7 g
Dietary Fiber 3.4 g
Protein 16.7 g

Healthy Recipe Courtesy of Rodale Healthy Recipe Finder.
 

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