Not So Traditional Chicken Salad

This chicken salad isn’t your traditional “chicken salad.” It is a cross between chicken salad and a salad with chicken, but it is definitely delicious and flavorful! It was the perfect post-run lunch for me yesterday afternoon, so I just had to share this little creation! It is super easy and very quick to make. I had some leftover chicken already shredded from my Friday night quick dinner (whole roasted chicken from Whole Foods), which made prep a lot faster. Shredded chicken is always great to have on hand for easy dinner or lunch prep, for topping salads, or for simple snacking.

I made this chicken salad for 1, but you could always double or triple the recipe. I also used OPA Greek Yogurt Feta and Dill dressing in replace of traditional chicken salad condiments (mayo and mustard). This dressing is absolutely delicious and creamy but is made with a Greek yogurt base. Super easy, super satisfying, and very flavorful! I hope you try this fabulous little afternoon pick-me-up!

Ingredients:

  • 1-1.5 cups shredded chicken
  • 1/2 small apple of choice, diced
  • 1/4 of a red pepper, diced (about 1/3 cup)
  • 2 Tbsp crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/3 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 8-10 raw almonds
  • 1/2 small avocado, diced
  • ~2 Tbsp OPA Greek Yogurt Feta and Dill dressing

Mix all ingredients together and serve immediately of refrigerate and serve w/in 24 hours. Enjoy!

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