Apple & Chicken Chopped Salad Recipe

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The unexpected combination of flavors in the dressing provides a unique taste to this distinctive luncheon salad, loaded with tasty ingredients.
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  • 4 bacon slices
  • 1 Granny Smith apples, diced
  • 1 red apple, diced
  • 2 chicken breasts - large, grilled or sauteed and cut into bite sized pieces
  • 1 cup craisins
  • 1/2 pistachios or almonds, chopped
  • 4 cups lettuce
  • 4 spinach - chopped
  • 6 ounces goat cheese - flavored or plain, crumbled
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons shallot - minced
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme - dried leaves
  • 2/3 cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
Container: large skillet, large mixing bowl, blender or food processor
20 mins
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  • Cook bacon in skillet until crisped and brown. Drain on paper towel. Crumble once cooled.
  • Combine bacon, apples, chicken, cranberries, pistachios, lettuce and spinach.
  • Just before serving toss with 1/2 cup vinaigrette and sprinkle with cheese.
  • Combine vinegar, shallot, maple syrup, mustard, thyme in blender. With blender running pour in olive oil in steady stream. Stir in salt and pepper to taste.
  • Refrigerate, covered, up to three days.
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"Delicious. The pistachios mixed with the craisins definitely make this salad!"
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