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Chicken Salad Bake

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.

Makes

6 servings

Classic chicken salad gets a healthy twist. At about 300 calories, this impressive weeknight wonder may even entice guests to indulge in a second helping guilt-free. —Darla Germaux, Saxton, Pennsylvania

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 2 celery ribs, thinly sliced
  • 1 small green or sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sliced water chestnuts, halved
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup Miracle Whip Light
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Combine Miracle Whip Light, garlic powder and pepper; stir into chicken mixture.
  2. Transfer to a 2-qt. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 20 minutes.
  3. Toss bread crumbs with butter; sprinkle over chicken mixture. Top with cheese. Bake 7-10 minutes longer or until heated through and top is lightly browned.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 311 calories, 14g fat (4g saturated fat), 93mg cholesterol, 516mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 30g protein.

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