This week's Diabetic Dish of the Week is Chicken Waldorf Salad. The perfect salad for any meal. You can find this recipe along with all the other delicious and healthy recipes on the CooksRecipes website (http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html)
Chicken Waldorf Salad
Colorful entrée salad that makes great use of leftover chicken. Substitute your favorite variety of apple for a flavor change.
2 cups cubed or shredded cooked chicken breast*
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)
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.