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Chicken Salad with Avocado Ranch Dressing


  • Author: Kristina LaRue & dressing adapted from 1000 Low Calorie Recipes by Jackie Newgent, RD
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 1 salad 1x

Description

This protein packed Chicken Salad is topped with Avocado Ranch Dressing. This healthy ranch dressing is made with avocados and greek yogurt and has only 25 calories per serving and no added sugar.


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Ingredients

  • For the Salad: {makes 1 serving}
  • 1 cup chopped green leaf lettuce
  • 2 tablespoons shredded carrots
  • 2 tablespoons diced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons diced cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons dried tart cherries
  • 3 ounces sliced chicken breast
  • For the Dressing: {makes 8 servings}
  • 1/2 Hass avocado
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 1/2 shallot
  • 1/4 cup low sodium vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons low fat yogurt
  • dash of Worcestershire sauce, salt, and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Layer all salad ingredients in a bowl.
  2. For the dressing, Add all ingredients to a blender. Cover and puree. Adjust seasonings. Use immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.