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Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad with Grilled Chicken

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • cook_time Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • total_time Total Time: 20 minutes
  • yield Yield: 4-5 salads or 1 large salad 1x
  • category Category: Salad
  • method Method: Grill
  • cuisine Cuisine: American

Description

An easy Avocado Strawberry Spinach Salad with Grilled Chicken and a homemade balsamic vinaigrette. This light and fresh Strawberry Spinach Salad makes the perfect summer dinner.

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Ingredients

  • 6 cups of baby spinach
  • 2 chicken breasts
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups of sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1/3 cup blueberries
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1/4 cup pecans
  • 1/3 cup crumbled goat 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
  • 1 garlic clove, minced

Instructions

  1. Preheat grill to medium high heat, approximately 350°-400°F.
  2. Pat chicken breast dry with a paper towel and season both sides with salt and pepper.
  3. Place chicken on a clean grill and grill each side for 4-6 minutes or until there internal temperature reaches 165°F.
  4. Remove chicken from grill and let rest for 5 minutes before slicing.
  5. In the mean time, to a small bowl add balsamic vinegar, olive oil, dijon mustard, raw honey, dried basil, garlic, salt and pepper to taste. Whisk together until emulsified and set aside.
  6. In a large bowl, add spinach, strawberries, blueberries, avocado, pecans, crumbled goat 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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