Chicken-and-Melon Chopped Salad

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Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes


3/4 cup bottled red wine vinaigrette
1 tablespoon lime juice
1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion
2 romaine lettuce hearts, chopped
2 1/2 cups chopped grilled chicken breasts
1 1/2 cups cubed cantaloupe
1 1/2 cups seeded and cubed watermelon
2/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1/2 cup dry-roasted, salted pistachios
Salt and pepper to taste


1. Stir together first 2 ingredients in a large bowl; let stand 10 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, soak onion slices in hot water to cover 10 minutes; drain and pat dry.

3. Add onion, romaine, and next 5 ingredients to dressing mixture; toss to combine. Sprinkle with pistachios. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.


March 2010
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