Chicken, Spinach, and Blueberry Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Chicken, Spinach, and Blueberry Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette Recipe
Oxmoor House
Sweet blueberries pair well with distinctive blue cheese in this chicken salad, while a bold-flavored vinaigrette lightly coats the tender baby spinach leaves.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 2 cups spinach, 2 chicken tenders, 3 tablespoons vinaigrette, 2 tablespoons onion, 1/4 cup blueberries, and 1 tablespoon cheese)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 6 Minutes
Cook: 7 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 203
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 4.4 g
Satfat 1.7 g
Monofat 1.6 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 23 g
Carbohydrate 18.5 g
Fiber 3.7 g
Cholesterol 56 mg
Iron 2.4 mg
Sodium 377 mg
Calcium 95 mg

Ingredients

Cooking spray
8 chicken breast tenders (about 3/4 pound)
1 1/2 teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
8 cups bagged baby spinach
1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
1 cup fresh blueberries
1/4 cup (1 ounce) crumbled blue cheese

Preparation

1. Heat a grill pan or large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle chicken with pepper and salt. Coat chicken with cooking spray, and add to pan. Cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until done.

2. Divide spinach evenly on each of 4 serving plates; drizzle evenly with Pomegranate Vinaigrette. Arrange chicken, onion, and blueberries evenly over spinach. Sprinkle evenly with cheese.

Choice Ingredient

Antioxidant-rich pomegranate juice has found a place in a healthful diet that stretches beyond a quick cup of juice with breakfast. Pomegranate juice has a rich and tangy flavor, which makes it an ideal ingredient to use in simple salad dressings and pan sauces with short ingredient lists.

Note:

MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.

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March 2010
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