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Crunchy Chicken Salad Pitas Recipe

Crunchy Chicken Salad Pitas Recipe

This colorful chicken salad is ideal as a luncheon favorite or can be easily packed for a picnic. The combination of flavors is refreshing…one of our family’s favorite summer entrees.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 cup halved seedless red grapes
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrots
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup ranch salad dressing
  • 4 pita breads (6 inches), halved
  • 8 lettuce leaves

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, cucumber, grapes, carrots and walnuts. Combine mayonnaise and ranch dressing. Pour over chicken mixture; toss to coat.
  • 2. Line pita halves with lettuce; spoon about 1/2 cup chicken salad into each. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 filled pita halves equals 612 calories, 32 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 101 mg cholesterol, 624 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 38 g protein.