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Apple & Chicken Chopped Salad - Recipe

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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Apple & Chicken Chopped Salad Recipe
  • 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.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Container: large skillet, large mixing bowl, blender or food processor
Servings: 4
-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