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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 406.2
  • Total Fat: 5.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.7 mg
  • Sodium: 227.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 64.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.2 g
  • Protein: 19.3 g

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Chicken-Almond Quinoa salad

Submitted by: KATIE123080

Introduction

Simple, protein-rich chicken salad with almonds and apricots. Great on its own or atop a simple green salad. Simple, protein-rich chicken salad with almonds and apricots. Great on its own or atop a simple green salad.
Number of Servings: 5

Ingredients

    2 cups cooked quinoa
    4 chicken breast tenderloins, cooked and chopped (grilled, baked, poached, or roasted w/ out fats)
    1 tsp olive oil
    1tsp rice vinegar
    Squeeze of lemon juicce
    Apricots, dried, 3/4 cup, chopped fine
    Almonds, sliced, unsalted, dry toasted, 1/4 cup
    Scallions or chives, raw, 1/3 cup, chopped
    Pepper, black, to taste
    Sea salt, 1/4 tsp
    Sage and thyme to taste

Directions

Mix all ingredients and chill for at least a few hours - preferably overnight so the flavors come together and the dried apricots soften up. Eat alone, on top of greens, or in a pita.

Serving Size: Makes 4-5 moderate servings






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  • This is amazing - you can also use grapes instead of apricots. - 7/12/11

    Reply from KATIE123080 (7/12/11)
    Great point - I do often sub in grapes, chopped apples, or really any fruit would work... dried cherries or mandarin oranges would be good to try :)


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  • Love it! - 6/27/11

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