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Cashew Avocado Chicken Salad


"Try this chicken salad when you really want a treat! This recipe makes sandwiches - but it can be served over lettuce as an alternative."
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1 h servings 688 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings (6 sandwiches)


  • Calories:
  • 688 kcal
  • 34%
  • Fat:
  • 41.7 g
  • 64%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.9g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 41.2 g
  • 82%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 100 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 1214 mg
  • 49%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. In a large bowl, mix the cooked chicken, dressing, dill, cashews, and avocado. Season with salt and pepper. Cover, and chill in the refrigerator at least 30 minutes.
  2. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown; drain.
  3. Spread even amounts of the chicken mixture on 6 slices of toasted bread. Top each with 2 slices bacon and 1 slice Swiss cheese. Top with remaining bread slices to make sandwiches.

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delicious!!! I use a bacon ranch dressing instead of adding all the extra fat from slices of bacon. I think i've made this 3 times this week for lunch. First time I made it, I mixed it all ...

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You really have to make this and eat it right away, which is not what most people do with chicken salad. The avocados go brown really quickly, nusts get mushy, etc.

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delicious!!! I use a bacon ranch dressing instead of adding all the extra fat from slices of bacon. I think i've made this 3 times this week for lunch. First time I made it, I mixed it all ...

With just a few changes, my fiance can't get enough of this chicken salad, and he doesn't even like chicken salad. I omitted the cashews and ranch dressing. Instead I used mayonaisse, some sou...

I wonderful chicken salad! I never liked chicken salad before I tried this recipe. Don't change a thing!!

This is an incredible chicken salad, for those who don't like chicken salad! I made a few changes and it came out as one of my families favorites. I crumbled up the bacon and put it directly in ...

I love this salad - I just add a little bit of chopped green onion to it and include the bacon (chopped) right into the salad. I don't eat it on bread (saves a little on carbs). Wonderful lunch!

This recipe is perfect the way it is. My entire family loved it. They asked that I serve it at least once every week.

This recipe puts a twist on a old classic. Simple ingredients - Delightfully Complex taste. Try it I bet you will love it ( I would make alot)

I really like the flavor of these ingredients minus the bread, blended together. For a slightly different twist, I tossed everything together with lots of lettuce, and increased the ranch dressi...

This recipe makes a great salad. In an attempt to cut the fat and carbs I left out the cheese and cashews, and used only half the avocado. I added celery and green onions. This is a keeper. Than...