It's delicious, it's healthy, and it's pretty enough for entertaining.
Keyword: chicken and apple salad, easy chicken salad recipe, homemade vinaigrette, panera fuji apple salad
Author: Andie Mitchell
2tablespoonswhite balsamic vinegaror apple cider vinegar
3tablespoonsextra-virgin olive oil
2tablespoonsapple jellyor honey
.125tspof freshly ground black pepper pepper
½large head of romaine lettucechopped
½medium red onionthinly sliced (optional)
2 to 3applesany kind you like, cored and sliced
12ouncesrotisserie chicken breastor any chicken breast you like, chopped into 1-inch pieces
½cupcrumbled gorgonzola cheese
For the vinaigrette, in a small bowl or small glass jar with a lid, combine the vinegar and shallot and let sit for 5 minutes. Add the oil, apple jelly, mustard, salt, and pepper and whisk until blended or put the lid on the jar and shake for about 20 seconds. (The vinaigrette will keep for three days in the refrigerator. Shake well before using.)
In a large bowl, toss the chopped romaine, arugula, radicchio, and sliced red onion. Divide among 4 plates or bowls and top each one evenly with the apple slices, chopped chicken, crumbled Gorgonzola, and pecans. Drizzle about 2 tablespoons dressing over each salad and serve.
1 serving of salad WITHOUT dressing: 325 calories, 19g carbs, 15g fat 31g protein, 278mg sodium, 10g sugar