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Chicken dinner salad with green onion dressing

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Ingredients

Preparation time:
10 minutes
Cooking time:
30 minutes to cook chicken.

Directions

Yield:
4 servings

Serving size:
1 breast on 1 1/2 cups salad

Dressing:

Cut chicken into bite-size cubes and set aside. Place 1 cup torn iceberg lettuce on each of four salad plates. Quarter each tomato and place quarters around each plate, or place 6 grape tomatoes on each plate. Distribute cucumber slices evenly between tomato slices on each plate. Top with grated carrots (1/4 cup per plate) and chicken.

Trim the roots and 2 inches from the tops of the green onions. In a blender or food processor, combine all dressing ingredients and blend thoroughly until well mixed. Pour approximately 1/4 cup dressing over each salad. Top with cilantro if desired.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 255 calories, Carbohydrates: 12 g, Protein: 18 g, Fat: 15 g, Saturated Fat: 2 g, Cholesterol: 56 mg, Sodium: 411 mg, Fiber: 3 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 3 lean meat, 1 fat. Carbohydrate choices: 1.

Kathleen Stanley is a Diabetes Educator at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.

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