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Grilled Chicken Garden Salad

Asparagus in abundance? Here’s a deliciously different way to use it.

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  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 5 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
lb fresh asparagus spears
2
tablespoons olive or canola oil
2
teaspoons finely chopped garlic
1 1/2
teaspoons dried rosemary leaves
1
teaspoon seasoned salt
6
boneless skinless chicken breasts (4 to 5 oz each)
1
bag (5 oz) ready-to-eat spring mix salad greens
1
pint (2 cups) grape tomatoes, cut in half
1
cup thinly sliced red onion
1/2
cup refrigerated reduced-fat honey Dijon dressing

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Snap or cut off tough ends of asparagus spears; place spears in shallow glass dish. Drizzle with 1 teaspoon of the oil; turn to coat. Cover; refrigerate until grilling time.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix remaining oil, the garlic, rosemary and seasoned salt. Rub both sides of each chicken breast with oil mixture; place in another shallow dish. Cover; refrigerate 30 minutes to marinate.
  • 3 Heat gas or charcoal grill. Place chicken on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook chicken 15 to 20 minutes, turning once or twice and adding asparagus after 7 minutes, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F). Cook asparagus 6 to 8 minutes, turning frequently, until crisp-tender.
  • 4 Cut asparagus into 1-inch pieces. In large bowl, toss asparagus, salad greens, tomatoes and onion. Pour dressing over salad; toss to coat. Cut chicken into strips; serve over salad.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

Any low-fat dressing, such as light ranch or red wine vinaigrette, can be used on this salad.

To trim fresh asparagus, snap off the tough ends where they break naturally.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
500mg
500%;
Total Carbohydrate
12g
12%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
27g
27%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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