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Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross Photo by: Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Chicken and Prosciutto Salad with Arugula and Asiago

A weekday dinner gets very easy and very tasty with this standout Chicken and Prosciutto Salad with Arugula and Asiago.

Cooking Light APRIL 2012

  • Yield: Serves 6 (serving size: about 2 cups)
  • Total:20 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 (1-ounce) slices sourdough bread, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 ounces very thin slices prosciutto, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 (5-ounce) packages baby arugula
  • 1 1/2 ounces Asiago cheese, shaved and divided (about 1/3 cup)
  • 6 ounces shredded skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 425°.

2. Place bread cubes on a baking sheet, and lightly coat with cooking spray. Add basil and garlic powder; toss well. Place bread mixture in preheating oven; bake for 8 minutes or until crisp.

3. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add prosciutto; sauté 4 minutes or until prosciutto is crisp. Drain on paper towels.

4. Combine remaining 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons oil, juice, and salt in a small bowl; stir well with a whisk. Place arugula, half of cheese, and juice mixture in a large bowl; toss well to coat. Divide arugula mixture evenly among 6 plates; divide chicken, prosciutto, tomatoes, remaining cheese, and croutons evenly over salads.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 193
  • Fat: 11.5g
  • Saturated fat: 2.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Protein: 14.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 8.9g
  • Fiber: 1.5g
  • Cholesterol: 37mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 481mg
  • Calcium: 142mg
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