Apple Chicken Salad

Close up of a chicken salad sandwich

A healthy twist on a lunchtime classic! This recipe uses a combination of Greek yogurt and mayonnaise to lighten it up without sacrificing flavor.

 2 small red apples, cored and chopped*
 2 celery stalks, diced
 2 cups chicken breast, cooked and diced
 ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
 ¼ cup mayonnaise
 ½ cup raisins (optional)
 salt and pepper

1

In a medium size bowl, mix all ingredients. Season to taste with salt and pepper. *Substitute 1 cup of red grapes, chopped in half, in place of apples.

2

Serve on a bed of lettuce or on a slice of your favorite whole grain bread. Can also be served as a dip alongside crackers and crunchy vegetables.

Recipe adapted from: Choosemyplate.gov

Ingredients

 2 small red apples, cored and chopped*
 2 celery stalks, diced
 2 cups chicken breast, cooked and diced
 ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
 ¼ cup mayonnaise
 ½ cup raisins (optional)
 salt and pepper

Directions

1

In a medium size bowl, mix all ingredients. Season to taste with salt and pepper. *Substitute 1 cup of red grapes, chopped in half, in place of apples.

2

Serve on a bed of lettuce or on a slice of your favorite whole grain bread. Can also be served as a dip alongside crackers and crunchy vegetables.

Apple Chicken Salad