Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Arugula Salad

Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Arugula Salad Recipe
Oxmoor House
This colorful salad is packed with garden-fresh zucchini and tomatoes. Grill the bread slices along with the tomatoes so everything is ready at the same time.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 2 3/4 cups)

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Recipe Time

Prep: 4 Minutes
Cook: 6 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 243
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 8.4 g
Satfat 3 g
Monofat 2 g
Polyfat 2.6 g
Protein 30.6 g
Carbohydrate 11.1 g
Fiber 2.5 g
Cholesterol 78 mg
Iron 1.8 mg
Sodium 661 mg
Calcium 153 mg

Ingredients

4 (4-ounce) chicken cutlets
7 tablespoons light balsamic vinaigrette (such as Newman's Own), divided
1 medium (8 ounces) zucchini, cut in half lengthwise
6 (1/4-inch-thick) red onion slices (1 medium)
Cooking spray
4 plum tomatoes, halved
6 cups baby arugula
1/2 cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese

Preparation

1. Prepare grill.

2. Brush chicken with 1 tablespoon vinaigrette. Place chicken, zucchini, and onion on a grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until chicken is done and vegetables are tender, adding tomato halves to grill rack after 2 minutes. Cook tomato 2 minutes on each side. Remove chicken and vegetables from grill. Cut chicken crosswise into thin slices; coarsely chop vegetables.

3. Combine chicken, vegetables, and remaining 6 tablespoons vinaigrette in a large bowl, tossing to coat. Add arugula and cheese; toss gently.

Serve with: Grilled Garlic Bread

Serve now of later This salad is delicious served immediately, but leftovers make an equally tasty chilled lunch-to-go. Just be sure to pack the vegetable and chicken mixture, salad greens, and salad dressing in separate containers, and toss them together right before serving.

Note:

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Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast Weeknight Meals

March 2010
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