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Greek-Style Chicken Salad

Photo: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Kira Corbin

Hands-on time 20 mins
Total time 25 mins
Yield

Serves 1

This Greek-style main dish salad features parsley salad topped with homemade chicken salad and pita chips. 

Ingredients

  • Pita chips:
  • 1 1/2 (6-inch) whole-wheat pitas, cut into 11 wedges
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Chicken salad:
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon canola mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 ounces chopped skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken (about 1 cup)
  • Parsley salad:
  • 3/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/3 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup chopped English cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

Nutrition Information

  • calories 394
  • fat 17.2 g
  • satfat 2.2 g
  • monofat 10 g
  • polyfat 3.2 g
  • protein 25 g
  • carbohydrate 38 g
  • fiber 7 g
  • cholesterol 51 mg
  • iron 5 mg
  • sodium 588 mg
  • calcium 117 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. To prepare pita chips, arrange pita wedges on a baking sheet; coat with cooking spray. Combine cumin, paprika, and oregano in a small bowl; sprinkle over pita wedges. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes or until toasted. Reserve 5 pita chips for another use.

  3. To prepare chicken salad, combine 2 tablespoons chopped red onion and next 5 ingredients (through chicken) in a bowl.

  4. To prepare parsley salad, combine parsley and remaining ingredients in a bowl; top with 1/2 cup chicken salad and remaining 6 pita chips.

Cook's Notes

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