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Nutty Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad with Apples

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This lightened-up chicken salad is perfect to prep on the weekend and enjoy on sandwiches, in wraps, as a salad topper or with crackers all week! Filled with celery, apples and almonds for a sweet, tangy recipe.

Recipe and photography courtesy of Aggie of Aggie’s Kitchen.

Nutrition Tip: Greek yogurt has less liquid whey, which means it’s more concentrated in protein (and creamier) than regular yogurt. It’s also slightly lower in natural sugar.

Nutty Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad with Apples

Nutty Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad with Apples

This lightened-up chicken salad is perfect to prep on the weekend and enjoy on sandwiches, in wraps, as a salad topper or with crackers all week! Filled with celery, apples and almonds for a sweet, tangy recipe.

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 cups chopped, cooked chicken
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 large apple, diced
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 3/4 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup lowfat mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 3/4 cup shredded white Cheddar cheese

Instructions

  1. Combine chicken, celery, apples and almonds in large bowl.
  2. Mix Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar and tarragon in separate bowl. Add to chicken and gently stir until combined well. Add cheese and mix well. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Serve chicken salad with whole grain crackers, in a whole grain wrap or on a bed of fresh salad greens.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 6
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 290Total Fat: 13gCholesterol: 76mgSodium: 361mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 2gSugar: 6gProtein: 31g

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Amanda Keefer

Amanda’s marketing, public relations and community outreach experience spans 20 years. She is the mom of two girls and two boxer dogs. You can hear her as the host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, find her cooking alongside her girls in videos on the Produce for Kids Instagram feed or spot her out volunteering with her family. When not in the office, Amanda can be found with her family on the tennis courts or at the dance studio.

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