Chicken, Bibb, and Arugula Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Rotisserie chicken breasts offer a jump-start to this weeknight dinner of Chicken, Bibb, and Arugula Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette. Raspberries and honey sweeten the vinaigrette, and pumpkin seeds provide extra crunch.

Yield:

Makes 6 servings (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups salad)

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 229
Fat 13.9 g
Satfat 2.3 g
Monofat 8.2 g
Polyfat 2.6 g
Protein 20 g
Carbohydrate 7 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 210 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg

Ingredients

1/2 cup unsweetened frozen raspberries, thawed
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon honey
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 large head butter or Bibb lettuce, torn
4 packed cups (4 ounces) arugula
1/4 cup shelled pumpkin seeds, toasted
2 rotisserie chicken breasts, thinly sliced (about 2 cups)

Preparation

1. Purée raspberries, olive oil, lemon juice, honey, salt, and pepper in blender.

2. In a large salad bowl, toss lettuce, arugula, and pumpkin seeds with vinaigrette. Arrange chicken on top.

Note:

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Giada De Laurentiis,

Weeknights with Giada: Quick and Simple Recipes to Revamp Dinner. Copyright 2012 by Giada De Laurentiis. Published by Clarkson Potter/Publishers, a division of Random House, Inc.

May 2012