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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 282.2
  • Total Fat: 8.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 53.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 27.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.8 g
  • Protein: 3.5 g

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spinach salad with strawberries, chicken, and almonds

Submitted by: PURPLELOVE13
 spinach salad with strawberries, chicken, and almonds

Introduction

Hello! I recently saw a recipe like this from Chef Meg on SP but I changed it up a bit and I thought I'd share it. The original recipe required too much preparation for me lol (I am very much a beginner cook). The serving size is one pretty large dinner salad but you can divide it into two smaller salads! Hello! I recently saw a recipe like this from Chef Meg on SP but I changed it up a bit and I thought I'd share it. The original recipe required too much preparation for me lol (I am very much a beginner cook). The serving size is one pretty large dinner salad but you can divide it into two smaller salads!
Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients


    chicken breast tenders, 4 oz
    fat free raspberry vinaigrette, 2 tbsp (Maple grove)
    Strawberries, fresh, 1 cup
    Honey roasted almonds, 2 tbsp
    Baby spinach, fresh, 2 cups
    Romaine Lettuce, 1 cup, chopped
    herb and garlic marinade, 1 tbsp (optional)

Directions

For the Chicken:

I use 4 oz of chicken breast tenders which is usually 4 very small pieces. You can just use regular chicken breast also. Make sure its skinless! I like to marinade my chicken in a garlic and herb marinade for about 30 minutes. It depends on how much time I have. This is optional. You can season your chicken however you like. Grill the chicken for about 12 minutes (6 minutes one each side). They're very small so they cook quickly. If you don't have a grill, then just throw them in the oven at 350 degrees for about maybe 20 minutes or until cooked all the way through. Once they're done, set them aside to cool down. Once cooled, slice into bit size pieces.

For salad:

Mix 2 cups baby spinach and 1 cup chopped romaine lettuce. Wash and set aside. Wash your strawberries and cut into either halves or quarters (Whichever is your preference). I like mine smaller so they're easily picked up with a fork. Measure out 2 tbsp of the honey roasted almonds. I buy the almond accent brand but I'm sure any brand will work. Mix all ingredients together and toss with 2 tbsp of the fat free raspberry vinaigrette dressing!

Again, this makes about 1 large dinner salad but can be turned into 2 small salads. You can enjoy this entire salad without feeling guilty because it's only 282 cals, 8.4 g fat, and 27.2 g of carbs!

Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PURPLELOVE13.






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  • First time I ever made a salad for myself! Excellent! Just the right balance. We used leftover chicken and it was full of flavor because it was smoked. Will definitely be a favorite in our house! - 7/7/11

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