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Strawberry Chicken Salad with Avocado

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 20 min
  • 25 min
  • $$
Gatheredtable
adapted fromRecipe Girl Blog

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 5 ounces of mixed greens
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 large avocado, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 strawberries, mashed
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • sea salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

Prep: 1. Slice 1 1/2 cups strawberries for salad, mash 2 strawberries for vinaigrette. 2. Chop avocado. Make: 1. Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add chicken breasts (cover if thick) and cook for 3-5 minutes per side side. Remove from pan and slice. (or use leftover chicken!) 2. Whisk together vinegar, 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, mashed strawberries, Italian seasoning and salt and pepper to taste. 3. Place the greens in a large bowl. Add strawberries, avocado, and chicken. 4. Toss with the desired amount of dressing.

Notes

If you want to take this salad up a notch add your favorite cheese and nuts (we like blue cheese and toasted almonds), bacon is another great addition! This is also great with leftover or rotisserie chicken.

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