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Chicken Salad Caprese Recipe

Chicken Salad Caprese Recipe

This unique, flavorful salad and bread combo will get rave reviews-guaranteed. Frances Pietsch, Flower Mound, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. Bake: 5 min. YIELD:32 servings


  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 1 pound fresh mozzarella cheese, cubed
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 can (14 ounces) water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup pitted Greek olives, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 2 French bread baguettes (10-1/2 ounces each)
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 small tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, garlic, salt and pepper; drizzle over chicken mixture and toss to coat. Refrigerate until serving.
  • 2. Cut baguettes into 1/2-in. slices. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 425° for 2-4 minutes or until lightly browned. Cut garlic in half lengthwise; rub over bread. Cut tomatoes into quarters; rub over bread. Brush with oil and sprinkle with salt. Bake 2-3 minutes longer or until crisp. Serve crostini with salad. Yield: 8 cups salad (6-1/2 dozen crostini).

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 179 calories, 10g fat (3g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 316mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein.

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[email protected] User ID: 5171315 175214
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2011

"Made this for the first time for a family gathering and everyone LOVED it. I make it a bunch now for potlucks and gatherings."

mangisgirl User ID: 5798654 186465
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2011

"I've made this recipe several times for potlucks and it always gets rave reviews! The simple olive oil dressing brings out the variety of flavors without being overpowering. The crostini are time consuming but always turn out great."

tommypoo User ID: 1263135 211504
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2011

"This is sooo good, but if you want to change it up, serve this warmed. Both ways are great! A small serving in the microwave for about 30-45 seconds, stirring once. Deliteful!"

anjrivers User ID: 1315785 170135
Reviewed Feb. 6, 2011

"My entire family loved this and asks for it often! We serve it as written or with mixed greens as a salad. love it!"

theresa.coulter User ID: 1238998 128335
Reviewed Feb. 5, 2010

"This was an AMAZING appetizer and so easy to make. Everything can be made ahead of time and put together when guest come. Love, love, love it!!"

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