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Avocado, Potato, and Grilled Chicken Salad

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Avocado, Potato, and Grilled Chicken Salad
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  • Makes: 4 Servings
  • Prep Time: 45 minutes

Fresh avocado with red potatoes, chicken, and a lemon-yogurt dressing are a winning combination for this main-dish salad.

Ingredients

  • 3 medium red potatoes
  • 1 fresh ripe, avocado
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 4 green onions (chopped)
  • 1/2 medium red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 8 ounce frozen pre-cooked grilled chicken strips (about 8 strips) (thawed, cut into bite-size pieces)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup lemon non-fat yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions

1. In a medium sauce pan, boil potatoes about 20 minutes, until just tender; run under cold water to cool, and cut into chunks.

2. Peel avocado and cut into chunks; coat with lemon juice.

3. Whisk olive oil, vinegar, yogurt, and pepper in a small bowl.

4. Place all ingredients in large bowl. Gently toss.

Notes

Serving Suggestions Serve with an 8 oz glass of non-fat milk, 1 slice of whole-grain bread, and apple slices.

Source: Produce For Better Health Foundation

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of the recipe
Nutrients Amount
Calories 300
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Sodium 280 mg
Total Carbohydrate 34 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars included 3 g
Protein 19 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 60 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 1228 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Calories 300
Total Fat 11 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
a-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 6 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 11 mg
Cholesterol 40 mg
Total Carbohydrate 34 g
Dietary Fiber 6 g
Total Sugars 6 g
Added Sugars 3 g
Protein 19 g
Minerals
Calcium 60 mg
Potassium 1228 mg
Sodium 280 mg
Copper 323 mg
Iron 2 mg
Magnesium 78 mg
Phosphorus 296 mg
Selenium 17 mg
Zinc 2 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 37 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 2 mg
Vitamin K 45 mcg
Folate 79 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 10 mg
Choline 81 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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Vegetables
1 cup
Protein Foods
2 ounces