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Mediterranean Chicken Salad

Mediterranean Chicken Salad

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Rated: 4
  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Start to Finish 20 mins
  • Serving Size: 1 1/2cup
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 23

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 5 cups shredded romaine lettuce
  • 2 cups cut-up cooked chicken breast
  • 2 plum tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 1 15 - ounce can garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons pitted kalamata olives, quartered (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese
  • Whole kalamata olives (optional)

Directions

  1. For dressing: In a screw-top jar, combine lemon juice, mint, basil, oil, honey, and pepper. Cover and shake well.
  2. Place lettuce on a large platter. Top with chicken, tomatoes, beans, the quartered olives (if using), and cheese. Drizzle with dressing. If desired, garnish individual servings with whole olives.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:

Servings Per Recipe: 6
PER SERVING: 237 cal., 8 g total fat (1 g sat. fat), 41 mg chol., 292 mg sodium, 23 g carb. (5 g fiber, 8 g sugars), 20 g pro.

Diabetic Exchanges

Starch (d.e): 1; Vegetables (d.e): 1; Fat (d.e): 1.5; Lean Meat (d.e): 2