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Basil Chicken Salad

Basil Chicken Salad

recipe ingredients
1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp. nonfat mayonnaise
2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
2 tsp. dijon mustard
1/4 tsp. hot sauce
1/8 tsp. white pepper
3 cups chopped cooked chicken breast meat
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1/4 cup shredded fresh basil
6 cups shreeded fresh spinach
1 1/2 Tbsp. pine nuts (optional)

recipe directions
Combine first 5 ingredients and stir well. Combine chicken, celery, green onions and basil in a medium bowl. Add the mayonnaise mixture and toss gently.

Place 1 cup spinach on each of 6 salad plates. Spoon chicken mixture evenly over each plate. Sprinkle with pine nuts.

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Serves: 6 - Nutrition Information Per Serving:
calories total fat sat fat protein fiber sodium (mg) carbs ww pts
159 4 1 24 1.5 329 6 3
  • Michelle

    I modified this recipe by using dried basil and ommitting the pine nuts (couldn’t find either one at the grocery store). It was delicious and I will make it again.

  • Jill

    I enjoyed this salad. It was delicious and will be good to share with guests.

  • Firecracker

    I’m vegetarian, so I used Quorn’s chick’n tenders–it came out awesome! I served it over lettuce and spinach for a summer night dinner.