Fresh Chicken Salad with Baby Greens Recipe -
Fresh Chicken Salad with Baby Greens Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Fresh Chicken Salad with Baby Greens

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"This is a very delicious salad that will fill you up by itself, or it can be served on the side. Perfect with leftover chicken breast."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins

    35 mins


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook chicken breast in the skillet 10 minutes on each side, or until juices run clear. Remove chicken from skillet and shred. Return to skillet, mix in pesto sauce, and continue cooking just until sauce is heated through.
  2. Place greens in a bowl, and top with chicken, bell pepper, cucumber, and onion. Drizzle with remaining olive oil, balsamic vinegar, and honey. Season with salt and pepper. Toss, and serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 19, 2006

I thought this was a super yummy salad. The honey brings a nice little sweet flavor to it. When trying to have a good low calorie meal, this is a great choice!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 01, 2011

needs more flavor.

May 31, 2011

Fresh Chicken Salad Haiku: "So close to five stars! Just need to blend the dressing. Otherwise, superb!" I scaled this back to 1 serving for my lunch and used torn baby spinach and romaine. My only complaint w/ it was the instructions saying to drizzle the EVOO, balsamic vinegar and honey on before serving, b/c inevitably, my mouth ended up w/ a cloyingly-sweet honey bite, or a too-tart vinegar bite. This would be 5 stars, had I whisked the dressing together before adding it to the salad. But WOW! Such a simple mix of salad ingredients plus the pesto chicken - seriously tasty and something that I look forward to packing into my lunch for work.

Mar 23, 2010

Delicious salad- We've had it several times, and just tried substituting kiwi's for the cucumber-- even better!

Dec 21, 2006

YUMMO! Even the pickiest of the pickies ate this and devoured it. I will definitely be making this again. Thanks.

Jun 20, 2011

I was a little worried as I was making this, but we were pleasantly surprised.

Jun 10, 2011

We didn't care for this, pesto and honey do not go well together.


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  • Calories
  • 255 kcal
  • 13%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 11.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 15.9 g
  • 24%
  • Fiber
  • 1.9 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 17.2 g
  • 34%
  • Sodium
  • 165 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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