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Chicken Club Salad

Chicken Club Salad
 
Chicken Club Salad
This material is provided by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. For more tips like this, visit the Spend Smart. Eat Smart. website at https://spendsmart.extension.iastate.edu/ .
Use some fresh-from-the-garden fruits and veggies in this month’s recipe. It’s courtesy of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Spend Smart. Eat Smart program.

Ingredients

1 c. uncooked whole-wheat macaroni (such as rotini, rotelle)

6 c. romaine lettuce or spinach, torn into pieces

2 c. chopped veggies (any mixture of green pepper, celery, cucumber, carrots, cauliflower)

2 large tomatoes, chopped

1½ c. roasted (or grilled) chicken breast, cut into cubes

½ c. low-fat Italian dressing

1 hard-cooked egg, sliced (optional)

¼ c. cheddar cheese, shredded

Directions

Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and cool. Place 1½ cups of lettuce in each of four large bowls or plates. Combine pasta, chopped vegetables and chicken. Add Italian dressing to pasta, vegetables and chicken. Toss lightly to coat, then divide evenly among the four bowls. Top each serving with egg slices and shredded cheese.

Makes four servings. Each serving has 260 calories, 8 grams (g) fat, 19 g protein, 31 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber and 380 milligrams sodium.

Per Serving: about 350 calories, 5 grams (g) of fat, 15 g carbohydrate, 3 g protein and 350 mg sodium

 

 

This material is provided by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. For more tips like this, visit the Spend Smart. Eat Smart. website at
https://spendsmart.extension.iastate.edu/.

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