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Lemon-basil chicken salad

Lemon-basil chicken salad

Ingredients

1/2 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon   grated lemon zest
1 tablespoon   fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon   ground black pepper
4 cups  cooked diced skinless chicken breast
ribs celery, finely chopped
1/2  red bell pepper, diced
1/4 cup  finely chopped sweet onion
1/4 cup  fresh basil leaves, cut into thin slivers
2 tablespoons  slivered almonds

 

Directions

In a medium bowl, whisk together yogurt, mayonnaise, lemon zest, lemon juice and black pepper until smooth.

Add the chicken, celery, bell pepper, onion, basil and almonds; gently toss to coat. Cover and chill thoroughly, at least 1 hour.

8

Servings

10 minutes

Prep Time

none (1 hour chill time)

Cook Time

Nutrition facts

Serving Size 1/2 cup
Calories 170        
Fat 7 g
Sat Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 60 mg
Sodium 130 mg
Carbohydrate 3 g
Fiber 1 g
Protein 24 g
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