Chopped Chicken Quinoa Salad
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Serves: 4-6 servings
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup raw quinoa, cooked according to package directions
  • 1 pint cherry pr grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 2-3 grilled chicken cutlets, diced (see note below for recipes to use)
  • Dressing:
  • ½ cup mayonnaise (low fat okay)
  • 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon sage
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
Instructions
  1. Combine quinoa, tomatoes, peppers, chicken and avocado in a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  2. Prepare the dressing: combine all dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Whisk to combine.
  3. Toss salad ingredients with dressing until evenly distributed.
  4. Store in fridge until ready to use.
  5. Note: Salad can be prepared a day or two ahead of time. For best results, add avocado just before serving.
Recipe by Overtime Cook at https://overtimecook.com/2019/01/23/chopped-chicken-quinoa-salad/