Cherry-Walnut Chicken Salad Sandwiches

recipe
The combination of sweet cherries, crunchy walnuts, and spicy green onions turns ordinary chicken salad into a real treat.

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 18 Minutes
Cook: 2 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 308
Caloriesfromfat 28 %
Fat 9.5 g
Satfat 1.8 g
Protein 27.6 g
Carbohydrate 30.2 g
Fiber 8.8 g
Cholesterol 60 mg
Iron 2.5 mg
Sodium 518 mg
Calcium 73 mg

Ingredients

1/2 cup chopped dried sweet cherries
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/3 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
2 tablespoons chopped green onions
1/3 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
1 tablespoon reduced-fat sour cream
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
3 cups shredded cooked chicken breast (about 3/4 pound)
12 (0.8-ounce) slices light 100% whole wheat bread (such as Weight Watchers)

Preparation

1. Combine first 9 ingredients in a large bowl. Add chicken; stir to coat. Spread 1/2 cup chicken mixture over each of 6 bread slices. Top with remaining bread slices.

Gretchen Brown,

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

October 2006
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