March 22, 2014

Chicken Apple Beet Salad

On the Menu Today~
Chicken-Apple-Beet Salad

This Chicken-Apple-Beet Salad 
has the tang of Granny Smith apples 
balanced out by the milder flavor of antioxidant-rich beets, 
while pecan halves and romaine lettuce add texture. 
The chicken breast is a great source of lean protein in this salad.

Chicken Apple Beet Salad

  • 1/2 cup orange ginger stir fry sauce/marinade (La Choy)
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 8 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 2 (6 oz each) packages refrigerated diced oven roasted chicken breast
  • 1 large granny smith apple, unpeeled and diced
  • 1 (14 1/2 oz) can julienne or sliced beets, drained
  • 1/2 cup pecans
Cooking Directions
  1. Stir together stir fry sauce and juice in small bowl for dressing; set aside.
  2. Divide lettuce between 6 serving plates. Top evenly with remaining ingredients. Drizzle with dressing.
Chicken, Apple, Beet, Salad,

You could try adding goat cheese to this salad, too. 
A slice of good French bread or a multigrain roll would accompany this dish well. 
Salads are such an easy way to fit more vegetables into your diet and 
spring is the perfect time to have salads.

The Chicken-Apple-Beet Salad takes fifteen minutes to make, 
so if you’re looking for a quick meal, 
then this should definitely fit the bill!  
Stop by ReadySetEat to find some more quick dinner ideas.
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