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Harvest Grain Chicken Chopped Salad

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Harvest Grain Chicken Chopped Salad
  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 8
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Loaded with good things like chicken, bacon, apple, cheese and grains, this salad is great for dinner. Or take it to work for lunch.

Ingredients

1
box Betty Crocker™ Suddenly Grain Salad™ harvest grains
3
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
tablespoons cold water or apple juice
4
cups chopped romaine lettuce
2
cups cut-up cooked chicken
1
cup chopped apple
1/2
cup crumbled blue cheese (2 oz)
10
slices bacon, crisply cooked and crumbled

Directions

  • 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 halfway through cooking.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix dressing mix (from salad box), oil and cold water. Set aside.
  • 3 Place unopened bag of cooked grains into colander. Rinse bag with cold water; drain.
  • 4 Open bag of grains. Add grains to dressing with packet of cranberries and almonds (from salad box); toss to coat.
  • 5 Place lettuce into 4 serving bowls. Arrange grain salad, chicken, apple, blue cheese and bacon on top of lettuce. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate.
Tips  

In a hurry? For cooked chicken fast, use deli or rotisserie chicken.

For a little extra zing, drizzle salad with balsamic vinegar.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
140
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
24%
(
Saturated Fat
4g
21%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
45mg
15%
Sodium
400mg
17%
Potassium
230mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
(
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
,
Sugars
7g
)
Protein
17g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%
45%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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