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Chicken Waldorf Salad

Chicken Waldorf SaladColorful entrée salad that makes great use of leftover chicken. Substitute your favorite variety of apple for a flavor change.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cups cubed or shredded cooked chicken breast*
2 cups chopped cored Red Delicious apples
1 cup sliced celery
2/3 cup halved seedless grapes
1/4 cup chopped toasted pecans
1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
3 to 4 teaspoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard
1/3 cup Equal® Spoonful**
Salt and ground black pepper to taste
Red leaf lettuce
Chopped pecans (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine chicken, apples, celery, grapes and 1/4 cup pecans in bowl. Blend mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, mustard and Equal®; stir into chicken mixture. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  2. Spoon salad onto lettuce-lined plates; sprinkle with additional chopped pecans, if desired.

Makes 4 servings.

*Note: Cubed, lean smoked ham can be substituted for the chicken. Pineapple chunks can be substituted for the grapes. Spoon salad into a hollowed-out pineapple half to serve.

**May substitute 8 packets Equal sweetener

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): calories 260, protein 23 g, carbohydrate 24 g, fat 9 g, cholesterol 57 mg, sodium 426 mg.

Food Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 1/2 fruit.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®.