Avocado and Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad

chicken-salad

Makes 4 servings

Per serving

1 Leaner protein

2 vegetables

1 fat

2 ½ condiments

 

Ingredients

•         1 ripe avocado, removed from skin

•         ½ cup plain Greek yogurt

•         ½ teaspoon garlic granulated garlic

•         ½ teaspoon onion powder

•         ¼ teaspoon salt

•         ¼ ground pepper

•         1 ½ pounds chopped or shredded cooked chicken

•         ¼ cup red onion, chopped

•         2 tablespoons lime juice

13 ounces romaine lettuce leaves

 

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl mash together avocado and greek yogurt until smooth.
  2. Stir in onion powder, salt, and pepper.
  3. Add chicken and red onion to avocado mixture and stir until all ingredients are combined.
  4. Squeeze in half the juice from the lime. Give it a taste, squeeze in the rest of the lime if needed. I used all of the lime juice.
  5. Serve wrapped in lettuce leaves, or anyway you typically enjoy chicken salad.

Notes

Make ahead instructions

This recipe can be made up to 3 days ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Information

Serving size: ¾ cup Calories: 140 Fat: 4 Fiber: 3 Protein: 17

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