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Minty Chicken Salad

Total Time: 30 min | Yield: 4 servings

Pack a little extra flavor into your weeknight salads with fresh mint! This creamy dressing combines the zing of fresh garlic, lemon juice, and spicy chile with the coolness of mint and yogurt. Toss it with roasted chicken from the super market, pre-washed and packaged salad greens, and your favorite seasonal veggies for a quick, healthy, and delicious weeknight meal.

Ingredients:

    For the Dressing:
  • 1/2 cup yogurt
  • juice from half a lemon
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/2 cup mint
  • 1 small chile pepper (optional)
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • For the Salad:
  • Salad greens
  • Roast chicken, chopped
  • Veggies of your choosing--we used thin sliced red onion, chopped baby bell peppers, and sliced and blanched green beans

Instructions:

    Prepare the Dressing:
  1. Combine yogurt, garlic, mint, chile, salt, and pepper in a food processor and pulse until smooth.
  2. Prepare the Salad:
  3. Toss greens, chickens, and veggies with dressing. Serve!