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Grilled Chicken Salad

A light a fresh grilled chicken salad recipe made with perfectly grilled chicken breast, blueberries, gorgonzola cheese, apple, almonds, bacon, and honey mustard dressing.

Prep: 30 minutesCook: 20 minutesTotal: 50 minutes
Fat 19 Carbs 48 Protein 42
Yield 4 1x

Ingredients

Grilled Chicken Breast

  • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 23 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground pepper

Honey Mustard Dressing

  • 1 cup 2% Greek yogurt
  • ¼ cup yellow mustard
  • 6 tablespoons honey
  • ½ tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • pepper, to taste

Other Ingredients

  • 8 cups spring lettuce mix
  • 1/4 cup crumbled gorgonzola cheese
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 cup diced apples
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped cooked bacon (~6 strips)

Instructions

Grilled Chicken Breast

  1. First, season chicken with garlic powder, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Next, preheat the grill to 400ºF and spray grates with cooking spray
  3. Grill chicken breasts at 400ºF for around 15 minutes, flipping halfway through. You know the chicken breast is done cooking when the internal temperature reaches 165ºF.
  4. Remove from the grill and let sit for 5 minutes. Then, cut into small chunks.

Honey Mustard Dressing

  1. To make this homemade honey mustard dressing, follow the instructions HERE.

Salads

  1. To assemble the salad, place about 2 cups of spring lettuce mix in each bowl.
  2. Then, top each salad with equal amounts of gorgonzola cheese, almonds, apples, blueberries, bacon bits, and diced chicken breast.
  3. Finally, drizzle on about 2 tablespoons of honey mustard dressing onto each salad.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 recipe Calories: 521 Sugar: 36 Fat: 19 Carbohydrates: 48 Fiber: 5 Protein: 42
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: SaladMethod: GrillCuisine: American

Keywords: grilled chicken salad

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