Feel-Good Chicken, Cannellini Bean, and Artichoke Salad

Yield:

Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup chicken salad and 1 lettuce leaf)

Nutritional Information

Calories 308
Fat 13 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 7 g
Polyfat 3 g
Protein 24 g
Carbohydrate 23 g
Fiber 5 g
Cholesterol 51 mg
Iron 3 mg
Sodium 502 mg
Calcium 61 mg

Ingredients

2 tablespoons olive oil
1 large red onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, finely minced
12 ounces skinless boneless chicken breast, diced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
3 tablespoons light mayonnaise
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 (15-ounce) can low-sodium cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
1 (6-ounce) jar water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained, and chopped
4 butterhead lettuce leaves
Garnish: 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill

Preparation

Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat for 1 minute. Add onion to pan; cook until soft (4-5 minutes). Add garlic to pan; cook 2 minutes. Add chicken, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper to pan; sauté until cooked through (3-4 minutes). Transfer to a plate to cool. Combine mayonnaise, lemon juice, 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill, turmeric, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoonpepper in a large bowl; whisk well. Add cannellini beans, artichoke hearts, and chicken mixture to bowl, stirring to combine. Chill 1 hour. Place chicken salad evenly into butterhead lettuce leaves; garnish with 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill.

Note:

Ingrid Hoffmann,

April 2011