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Avocado Chicken Salad #healthysalad #lightsalad

Avocado Chicken Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette {Healthy Salad}

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 2 salads 1x
  • Category: Salad, Chicken
  • Method: Mix
  • Cuisine: American

Description

A delicious Avocado Chicken Salad topped with a tangy Honey Mustard Vinaigrette. Great if you’re looking for an easy, healthy salad to make during the week.


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Ingredients

Dressing:

  • 2 T. dijon mustard
  • 4 T. of vinegar
  • 4 T. canola oil
  • 1 tsp. dry basil
  • salt & pepper

Salad Ingredients:

  • 4 cups of fresh spring mix salad
  • 1 cooked chicken breast, chopped
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 2 oz. of crumbled goat cheese
  • 1/3 cup of pecan pieces
  • 1/2 cup of roasted cherry tomatoes

Instructions

  1. For the dressing: Mix together Dijon Mustard, dry basil, vinegar, canola oil, and salt & pepper to taste. {this will be tangy from the vinegar, if you want it less tangy add less vinegar}. Whisk together until thickened. Set aside.
  2. Time to assemble the salad: place Fresh Spring Mix Blend in a bowl, top chopped cooked chicken breast, diced avocado, crumbled goat cheese, pecan pieces, and roasted cherry tomatoes. {to roast tomatoes, place in 400ยบ oven for 20-25 minutes}
  3. Drizzle the salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette. Enjoy!

Keywords: easy chicken salad, healthy salad recipe, work lunch ideas, salad ideas