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Strawberry Avocado Chicken Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4-5 salads or 1 large salad 1x
  • Category: Salad, Chicken
  • Method: Grill
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Strawberry Avocado Chicken Salad recipe filled with fresh berries, Feta, avocado & grilled chicken. A light salad topped with healthy balsamic vinaigrette.


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Ingredients

  • 6 cups of baby spinach
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups of sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1/4 cup pecans
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese

Balsamic Vinaigrette:

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon raw honey
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat grill to medium high heat.
  2. Season both sides of chicken breast with salt and pepper.
  3. Place chicken on the grill and grill each side for 5-6 minutes or until there is no more pink.
  4. Remove from grill and let sit.
  5. In the mean time, to a small bowl add balsamic vinegar, olive oil, dijon mustard, raw honey, dried basil, salt and pepper to taste. Whisk together.
  6. In a large bowl, add spinach, strawberries, avocado, pecans, crumbled feta cheese and then top with sliced grilled chicken. Serve with Balsamic Vinaigrette.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 salad
  • Calories: 253
  • Sugar: 12 g
  • Sodium: 260 mg
  • Fat: 16 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 17 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 13 g
  • Cholesterol: 9 mg

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