Chicken Salad: Chicken, Apple, and Smoked Gouda Salad

posted by Terrytx 08-19-102 6:35 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Chicken, Apple, and Smoked-Gouda Salad
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Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:15
Categories : Poultry Salads
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3/4 pound skinned, boned chicken breast
Cooking spray
8 cups torn prepackaged spinach
3/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
1/2 cup sliced red onion -- separated into rings
1 1/2 cups thinly sliced Red Delicious apple (about 1/2 pound)
3/4 cup fat-free honey mustard salad dressing
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded smoked Gouda or Jarlsberg cheese
1/4 cup sliced almonds -- toasted

Preheat broiler. Sprinkle salt and pepper over chicken. Place chicken on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray; broil 5 minutes on each side or until chicken is done. Cut chicken into 1/4-inch-thick slices.

Combine chicken, spinach, bell pepper, celery, onion, and apple in a large bowl. Drizzle dressing over salad, and toss well. Sprinkle with cheese and almonds.

Serving Size: 2 1/2 cups

Source: Cooking Light, May 1997, p.118

NOTES : Substitute ready-to-eat roasted skinned, boned chicken breast (such as Tyson) for cooked chicken, if desired.

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