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Tuesday, November 13, 2012

CHICKEN SALAD WITH AVOCADO DRESSING


CHICKEN SALAD WITH AVOCADO 

DRESSING

Below is an alternate dressing that is also nice.  Serve chicken salad in an avocado half, if desired.  Add a few drops of hot sauce, also, if you like a bit of spice.

2 cups cubed, cooked chicken (500 mL)
1/cup cucumber, chopped (60 mL)
1 or 2 hard boiled eggs, chopped
1 Roma tomato, chopped (optional)
2 slices cooked, crisp bacon, crumbled
Avocado Dressing:
1 avocado, peeled and coarsely chopped
2 oz regular cream cheese (60 g)
1/cup sour cream 60 mL)
3 tbsp lemon juice (45 mL)
2 tbsp finely chopped onion (30 mL)
1 clove garlic, crushed
1/2  tsp salt (2 mL)
1/8   tsp black pepper (1 mL)

In medium bowl, combine chicken, cucumber, eggs and bacon.  In blender, combine avocado, cream cheese, sour cream, lemon juice, onion, garlic, salt and black pepper. Pour dressing over chicken mixture and stir to combine.  Serve in pretty wine glasses lined with lettuce leaves, if desired, as an hors d’oeuvre.


Yield: 4 servings
1 serving
273.5 calories
28.4 g protein
15.5 g fat
3.5 g net carbs

Variation:  Chicken Salad with Creamy Dressing:  In small bowl, combine 1/2 cup (125 mL) sour cream, 2 tbsp (30 mL) Ranch dressing, 1 tbsp (15 mL) SPLENDA® Granular and 11/2 tsp (7 mL) prepared mustard. (1.9 g net carbs



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