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Crunchy Tossed Salad with Chicken Recipe

I like to prepare this in summer when the men are late getting in from the fields. Chicken and a zesty dressing turn simple greens into a satisfying main meal.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups torn lettuce
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons tarragon vinegar
  • 3 to 4 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups potato sticks

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, chicken, celery, carrots and onions. In a small bowl, whisk the mayonnaise, milk, vinegar, mustard and pepper. Pour over salad; lightly toss to coat. Add potato sticks; serve immediately. Yield: 4-6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 426 calories, 32 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 74 mg cholesterol, 303 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 23 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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