Asparagus, Apple and Chicken Salad (TNT)

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Asparagus, Apple and Chicken Salad (TNT)

Post by pstarkoski on Fri Jul 30, 2010 12:31 am

We had this salad for dinner last night and it was really good!....A great meal for these hot summer nights!

Asparagus, Apple and Chicken Salad

This cool, colorful salad is a palate-pleaser. Apples and asparagus seem an unlikely match, but they form a terrific trio with chicken. I make this salad quite often while asparagus is in season. — Nancy Horsburgh, Everett, Ontario
3 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

1 cup cut fresh asparagus (1-inch pieces)
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 teaspoons honey
2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup cubed cooked chicken
1/2 cup diced red apple
2 cups torn mixed greens

Place asparagus in a small saucepan and cover with 1/2 in. of water.
Bring to a boil. Cover and cook for 3-5 minutes or until
crisp-tender; drain and cool.
In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, oil, honey, parsley, salt and pepper. Stir in the chicken, apple and asparagus; toss to coat.
Serve over greens. Yield: 3 servings.
Nutrition Facts:
1 cup equals 214 calories, 13 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 445 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 15 g protein. v1%7C25C0E029851D3A45-600001024009D975[CE];~okv=;sz=160x600;kw=;k=;tile=1;u=[CS]v1%7C25C0E029851D3A45-600001024009D975[CE];~aopt=2/1/a3/0;~sscs=%3f]
Recipe source: Taste of Home Magazine, submitted by Nancy Horsburgh of Everett, Ontario.


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