Creamy Chicken Salad with Yogurt and Apples

Creamy Chicken Salad with Yogurt and Apples

Serves 4 to 6

Prepare this salad ahead of time and serve chilled, if you like. Spoon into avocado halves and serve with whole wheat crackers for a refreshing lunch or dinner.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons nonfat milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1 pound cooked skinless, boneless chicken breast, chopped
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 granny smith apple, cored, peeled and chopped
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Method: 

Put cottage cheese, lemon juice, mustard, honey, yogurt, milk, salt and pepper into the blender and purée until smooth; set aside.

Put chicken, celery, onions and apples into a large bowl. Pour over cottage cheese mixture and stir gently to coat. Serve immediately or cover and chill until ready to serve.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:210 calories (35 from fat), 4g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 80mg cholesterol, 510mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (1g dietary fiber, 7g sugar), 34g protein
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