Healthy Chicken Salad with Walnuts and Grapes

This recipe hits a home run
Chicken Salad with Walnuts and Grapes

Healthy Chicken Salad with Walnuts and Grapes

This recipe hits a home run in our book. With 36 grams of protein and 365 calories per serving, it’s going to keep you full all afternoon. You get the bonus omega-3s from the walnuts and antioxidants from the dried cranberries.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 3 cups diced cooked chicken breast (about 3 chicken breasts or 1.25 pounds)
  • 1 cup diced celery (about three stalks)
  • 1 cup halved grapes
  • 3/4 cup chopped California walnuts
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed (not celery salt)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a large mixing bowl , combine chicken, celery, grapes, walnuts, and cranberries.
  2. In a small bowl or 2-cup measuring cup, whisk together yogurt, vinegar, honey, celery seed, salt and pepper. Pour over chicken mixture and stir until all ingredients are combined.
  3. Serve on a wrap, sandwich, or on top of lettuce. Store covered in refrigerator for 2-3 days, stirring to recombine before serving.

NUTRITION INFORMATION

  • Yield: 6 servings,
  • Serving Size: 1/6th of recipe
  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories: 365
  • Total Fat: 13g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 82mg
  • Sodium: 287mg
  • Carbohydrates: 26g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 22g
  • Protein: 36g