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Summer Chicken Salad

"Using a little imagination, I came up with this recipe for drop-in dinner guests one night," writes Diana Boschulte of Goodfield, Illinois. "It's so versatile. You can leave out the grapes and add chopped apples or vegetables instead."
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    2-3 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 celery rib, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup seedless red grapes
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • Leaf lettuce
  • Tomato slices, optional

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the chicken, celery, grapes and raisins. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, salt and pepper. Add to chicken mixture; toss to coat. Stir in pecans. Serve on lettuce. Garnish with tomato if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups: 605 calories, 46g fat (7g saturated fat), 96mg cholesterol, 688mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 2g fiber), 29g protein.

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