California Chicken Salad with Craisins® Dried Cranberries

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California Chicken Salad with Craisins® Dried Cranberries
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Makes 4 sandwiches

Ingredients

CHICKEN SALAD:
3 cups shredded cooked chicken
1/2 cup Ocean Spray® Craisins® Original Dried Cranberries
1/4 cup chopped red, yellow or orange bell peppers
1/4 cup sliced green onions
2 tablespoons sliced black olives
1/2 cup Ranch dressing (regular or light)

SANDWICH:
8 slices whole grain bread
4 large Romaine lettuce leaves
1 large avocado, peeled, cut into 1/8-inch slices

Directions

In a large bowl, stir together all chicken salad ingredients; set aside.

To assemble sandwiches: Place 1 large lettuce leaf on top of 1 slice bread. Top with about ¼ of the avocado slices. Place about 1 cup salad on sandwich; top with 1 piece of bread. Secure sandwich with wooden picks. Refrigerate leftovers.

Makes 4 sandwiches.

Per Serving: Cal. 547 (27% DV), Fat Cal. 229, Pro. 37 g (77% DV), Carb. 41 g (14% DV), Fat 25 g (39% DV), Chol. 90 mg (30% DV), Sod. 627 mg (26% DV), Vit. A 77 RE (14% DV), Vit C 13 mg (21% DV), Vit. E 0 mg (0% DV), Calcium 91 mg (9% DV), Iron 3 mg (16% DV), Folate 81 Ug (20% DV), Zinc 2 mg (15% DV), Pot. 558 mg (16% DV), Dietary Exchange: Starch 2.5, Meat 4, Fat 3

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Mary from Wheat Ridge, CO

This chicken-craisin salad allows you to add more cranberries as opposed to the deli type (which I did). As I am not a fan of mayonnaise, I substitute yoghurt and/or sour cream in meat, potato, pasta, etc. salads, but thick, chunky blue cheese was delicious! I was not aware of the craisin clusters product, but I would suggest a scrumptious new flavor with diced dried apricots that were chocolate dipped. Both fruits are EXCELLENT when enrobed in chocolate and compliment each other. Let me know when they're available in the Denver, CO area.

Yum

The combination of flavours was amazing even on gluten free bread! Big thunbs up!!

California Chiken Salad with Craisins

It is delicious and easy to make. I do it when I have lunch at work.

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