Chicken Bread Salad Recipe
Chicken Bread Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Using leftover chicken or cooked chicken from the refrigerated section of your supermarket will shorten the preparation time for this recipe.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 24 slices French bread (3/4 inch thick)
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 4 medium tomatoes, cut into chunks
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 large cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

Place bread on a baking sheet. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Cool on a wire rack. Cut bread into 1-in. pieces.
In a large bowl, combine the bread, chicken, tomatoes, beans, cucumber, basil, salt and pepper. Drizzle with vinaigrette; toss to coat. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese; toss. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Bread Salad in Weeknight Cooking Made Easy Annual 2005, p78

Nutritional Facts

1-3/4 cups: 981 calories, 17g fat (4g saturated fat), 59mg cholesterol, 2245mg sodium, 154g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 13g fiber), 50g protein.

  • 24 slices French bread (3/4 inch thick)
  • 3 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 4 medium tomatoes, cut into chunks
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) great northern beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 large cucumber, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  1. Place bread on a baking sheet. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown, turning once. Cool on a wire rack. Cut bread into 1-in. pieces.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the bread, chicken, tomatoes, beans, cucumber, basil, salt and pepper. Drizzle with vinaigrette; toss to coat. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese; toss. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chicken Bread Salad in Weeknight Cooking Made Easy Annual 2005, p78

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