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Chicken and Cranberry Salad

Chicken and Cranberry Salad

57 Ratings
57 Ratings
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Chicken and Cranberry Salad
Makes: 4 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

A simple and delicious salad topped with almonds and dried cranberries for bursts of flavor.

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces chicken, cooked and diced (1 1/2 cups)
  • 1/2 cup vinaigrette dressing
  • 1 cup dried cranberries (or cherries)
  • 1/8 cup almonds (sliced)
  • 1 head of lettuce (chopped)

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Toss chicken, cranberries, and almonds with dressing.
  3. Serve on a mound of chopped lettuce.

Notes

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Source:

Creative Recipes for Less Familiar USDA Commodities Used by Household Programs
USDA Food and Nutrition Service
Food Distribution Service

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/4 of recipe
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 339
Total Fat 13 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 81 mg
Sodium 737 mg
Carbohydrates 31 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 24 g
Added Sugars included 17 g
Protein 28 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 52 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 570 mg

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Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 339
Total Fat 13 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5 g
Linoleic Acid 4 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.5 g
Omega 3 - EPA 3 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 5 mg
Cholesterol 81 mg
Carbohydrates 31 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 24 g
Added Sugars included 17 g
Protein 28 g
Minerals
Calcium 52 mg
Potassium 570 mg
Sodium 737 mg
Copper 149 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 50 mg
Phosphorus 251 mg
Selenium 29 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 41 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.8 mg
Vitamin B12 0.2 mg
Vitamin C 4 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 3 mg
Vitamin K 50 mcg
Folate 46 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.3 mg
Niacin 9 mg
Choline 78 mg

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MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 1/2 cups
Vegetables 1 1/4 cups
Protein Foods 3 1/2 ounces

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Any flavor of salad dreessing can be used. I've used 3-cheese Italian, Raspberry vinaigrette. Ranch, Bleu cheese, etch. It's delicious either way.
03/28/12
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