Chicken Broccoli Toss Recipe

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Chicken Broccoli Toss Recipe
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Chicken Broccoli Toss Recipe

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Lots of color and a nutty crunch give this interesting toss real appeal. The fruit, veggie and chicken medley is a favorite of Marie Hattrup, a field editor from Sparks, Nevada.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 3 cups torn romaine
  • 2 cups sliced cooked chicken breast
  • 1 medium apple, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fat-free Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup pecan halves, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons golden raisins

Directions

Place broccoli in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse in cold water; pat dry with paper towels.
Divide romaine among four salad plates. In a bowl, combine the chicken, apple and broccoli; drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Spoon onto romaine. Sprinkle with pecans and raisins. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Broccoli Toss in Taste of Home April/May 2006, p22

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups: 248 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 60mg cholesterol, 507mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 5g fiber), 26g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fruit.

  • 4 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 3 cups torn romaine
  • 2 cups sliced cooked chicken breast
  • 1 medium apple, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fat-free Italian salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup pecan halves, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons golden raisins
  1. Place broccoli in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 5-8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse in cold water; pat dry with paper towels.
  2. Divide romaine among four salad plates. In a bowl, combine the chicken, apple and broccoli; drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Spoon onto romaine. Sprinkle with pecans and raisins. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Broccoli Toss in Taste of Home April/May 2006, p22

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 136679
Reviewed Apr. 24, 2014

"I thought this was just okay but nothing special for a light dinner or lunch."

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