Roasted Chicken Salad with Almonds & Cherries

An easy lunch recipe that can be made with last night’s chicken. This protein-packed chicken salad is full of flavor.

Ingredients

2 cups cubed or shredded cooked chicken (removing the meat from a rotisserie chicken works well)

½ cup sliced almonds, roasted

⅓ cup celery, chopped

¼ cup dried cherries or cherry-flavored dried cranberries, roughly chopped

1 (6-ounce) container low-fat plain yogurt

2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise

1 tablespoon lemon juice

2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

¼ teaspoon poultry seasoning

Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Place chicken in a medium-sized bowl.
  2. Add almonds, celery and dried cherries.
  3. In a small bowl, stir together yogurt, mayonnaise, lemon juice, mustard, poultry seasoning and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Add to chicken mixture and toss gently.
  5. Serve.
Roasted Chicken Salad with Almonds & Cherries

Nutritional Information

Based on 4 servings.

Per serving:

Calories

281

Total Fat     

15g

Saturated Fat  

3g

Monounsaturated Fat

7g

Polyunsaturated Fat

4g

Cholesterol

63mg

Sodium

371mg

Carbohydrates

12g

Dietary Fiber      

2g

Protein

26g

Calcium

125mg

Magnesium

60mg

Potassium

389mg

Vitamin E

4mg