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Avocado, Apple and Bacon Salad with Tangy Avocado Dressing

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  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Chicken

2
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 4 oz each)
1
carton (32 oz) Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth (4 cups)

Dressing

1
avocado
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
6
tablespoons fresh lemon juice (2 medium)
2
tablespoons water
1
tablespoon olive oil

Salad

6
cups spring mix salad greens
2
teaspoons finely chopped fresh thyme
2
green apples (such as Granny Smith), cut into julienne pieces (1 1/2x1/4x1/4 inch)
1
avocado, pitted, peeled and sliced
1/2
bulb fennel, shaved
4
slices turkey bacon, cooked, crumbled

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Directions

  • 1 In deep 8-inch skillet, place chicken in single layer. Add broth; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; simmer 10 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand 10 minutes longer.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in food processor or blender, process 1 avocado, the garlic and lemon juice until smooth. While processor is running, gradually add water and oil, processing until dressing is smooth and emulsified.
  • 3 Remove chicken from liquid to plate; shred chicken with 2 forks.
  • 4 In large bowl, toss salad greens, thyme and half of the dressing. Top with shredded chicken, apples, 1 avocado, the fennel and turkey bacon. Drizzle with remaining half of dressing. Divide salad evenly among 4 salad plates.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
(
Calories from Fat
180),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
20g
20%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
930mg
930%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
9g
9%
  Sugars
13g
13%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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