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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.

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 Michigan 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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Amber Gray

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Amber Gray

Amber is the new mom to a baby girl and navigating the world of diapers, first foods and very little sleep. She has been a part of the Produce for Kids team for 9 years, overseeing all digital marketing efforts including digital partnerships, content strategy, social media, website and email marketing. A passion for healthy cooking was instilled in her at a young age, cooking alongside her mom and sister in the kitchen. Her passion for cooking, food and photography has also brought her behind the lens to develop and photograph recipes for Produce for Kids and partners.

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