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Bruschetta Chicken Grain Salad

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 4

The classic flavors of bruschetta come together beautifully in this delicious grain salad with chicken. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Grain Salad™ Tuscan grains
2
tablespoons olive oil
2
tablespoons water
1
tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 1/2
cups chopped cooked boneless skinless chicken breast
1/2
cup drained fresh mozzarella pearls
1/2
cup grape tomatoes, halved
1
tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves

Steps

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  • 1
    Fill 3-quart saucepan half full with water; heat to boiling. Carefully place unopened bag of grains (from salad box) in water. Gently boil uncovered 17 minutes, turning bag once.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in large bowl, stir together dressing mix (from salad box), oil, water and balsamic vinegar. Set aside.
  • 3
    Place unopened bag of cooked grains into colander. Rinse bag with warm water; drain.
  • 4
    Open bag of grains. Add grains, chicken, mozzarella, tomatoes and basil to dressing; toss to coat. Top with almonds (from salad box). Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Expert Tips

  • Top salad with shaved Parmesan cheese, if desired.
  • This recipe can easily be doubled. Use a 4- or 5-quart saucepan to cook both bags of grains at the same time.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
150
% Daily Value
Total Fat
16g
25%
Saturated Fat
4g
21%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
60mg
19%
Sodium
450mg
19%
Potassium
200mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
4g
Protein
23g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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