Easy Chicken Salad

Updated:Apr 16,2014


 

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Easy Chicken Salad

Description

6 servings

About $2.92 per serving

2 (12.5 oz) cans salt-free white meat chicken packed in water, drained
1/2 cup celery, diced
1/2 cup onion, diced (purple or white)
1 (8 oz) can of water chestnuts,  drained and chopped
1/4 cup of unsalted, unoiled walnuts or pecans, chopped
1 cup seedless grapes, halved, or ½ cup raisins or dried cranberries

1. Toss all together with dressing.

Dressing
1/2 cup light mayonnaise
1/2 cup fat free sour cream
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon pepper

1. Combine all in small bowl, mix well.

Serving suggestion: scoop the seeds out of a tomato or bell pepper and serve a scoop of chicken salad inside or serve over a piece of whole wheat toast or a plate of mixed greens or baby spinach.

Per serving:

Calories267
Total Fat10.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat6.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat2.5 g
Cholesterol63 mg
Sodium326 mg
Carbohydrates15 g
Fiber2 g
Sugars7 g
Protein28 g


Dietary Exchanges:  1/2 fruit, 1 vegetable, 3 1/2 lean meat

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