Basil Chicken Salad

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  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 10 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
cups chopped cooked chicken
1/4
cup finely chopped celery
1/4
cup finely chopped red bell pepper
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves
3
tablespoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4
teaspoon onion powder
1/8
teaspoon salt
Dash pepper
  • 1 In small bowl, mix all ingredients.
  • 2 Cover; refrigerate until ready to serve.

Expert Tips

Use kitchen scissors to cut basil into very small pieces.

Stuff chicken salad into pita breads for a portable meal.

Sprinkle cashews or your favorite nuts over the salad.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
200mg
200%;
Total Carbohydrate
1g
1%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.