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Pesto Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

 

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Pesto Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

Course: Main Course, Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 610kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds cooked chicken meat , chilled
  • 3 stalks celery , chopped
  • 1 medium or large apple , peeled, cored and diced
  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup Basil & Almond Pesto
  • Salt and pepper , to taste
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce , washed and dried
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds , for garnish

Instructions

  • Combine the chicken, celery and apple together in a large mixing bowl.
  • In a separate smaller bowl, stir together the yogurt, mayonnaise and pesto to create the dressing.
  • Add 1 cup of dressing to the salad ingredients and toss together until well coated. Add more dressing if desired. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Separate the leaves from the head of iceberg lettuce and serve the chicken salad in lettuce wraps, garnishing with sliced almonds.

Notes

Transportation Suggestions:
Package the prepared chicken salad and sliced almonds together in a sealed container. Lay the lettuce leaves in between layers of paper towel and wrap them together in plastic wrap. Pack with an ice pack to keep the chicken salad cool.

For the pesto in this recipe, use our delicious Basil & Almond Pesto recipe

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Pesto Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps
Amount Per Serving
Calories 610 Calories from Fat 432
% Daily Value*
Fat 48g74%
Saturated Fat 11g55%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 126mg42%
Sodium 452mg19%
Potassium 574mg16%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 32g64%
Vitamin A 1218IU24%
Vitamin C 7mg8%
Calcium 118mg12%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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