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Berry Chicken Salad for Two Recipe

Berry Chicken Salad for Two Recipe

Bright berries and creamy goat cheese make this one a winner! Wendy Ball — Battle Creek, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (4 ounces each)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1/2 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1/2 cup halved fresh strawberries
  • 1/3 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons chopped pecans, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons prepared fat-free raspberry vinaigrette

Directions

  • 1. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat for 4-7 minutes on each side or until juices run clear.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the spinach, raspberries, strawberries, cheese and pecans. Divide among two serving plates. Slice chicken and arrange over spinach mixture; drizzle with vinaigrette. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups salad with 1 chicken breast half and 1 tablespoon dressing equals 269 calories, 12 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 86 mg cholesterol, 393 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 29 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.