Harvest Chicken Salad

by / ⠀Main dishes Recipes Sandwiches / November 7, 2012

This chicken salad sandwich is a perfect lunch or dinner option that can be made in just 10 minutes! Plus, it’s lightened up by using Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise. From the plump grapes and fresh apples to the sweet cranberries, you won’t even miss the mayo!

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Serves: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound cooked chickenbreast (chopped, diced, or shredded)
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/2 cup diced apple
  • 2/3 cup grapes, halved
  • 1/3 cup NatureBox Dried Cranberries or Zingy Currants
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Ciabatta bread, toasted, for serving

Directions:

1. In a large bowl, combine chicken, red onion, apple, grapes, dried cranberries or currants, sliced almonds, Greek yogurt, lemon juice, garlic powder, salt and pepper, to taste.

2. Serve sandwiches on ciabatta bread with chicken salad mixture.

Note: You can also serve this over baby spinach for a delicious lunch salad!

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  • Reply
    Trina O'Neil
    February 26, 2014 at 5:44 pm

    Would like to know if you can substitute the Yogurt with something else. Yogurt makes me ill. I would love to know because this recipe sounds delicious.

    • Reply
      Amanda Natividad
      February 28, 2014 at 5:30 pm

      Hi Trina! For a cream-less recipe you could nix the yogurt entirely. Or you could try substituting for 1/3 to 1/2 cup light sour cream. Hope that helps!

      -Amanda, NatureBox Editor

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    melan
    May 17, 2014 at 4:31 pm

    Good Salad! I was nervous about using the yogurt (I used Greek) and it was actually pretty good! I also used twice as much apples

    • Reply
      Amanda Natividad
      June 2, 2014 at 11:41 pm

      Yum! Sounds apple-licious! 🙂

  • Reply
    Meg
    May 24, 2014 at 8:25 pm

    I have made this several times. I mixed up different apples (granny and red delicious are my fav) and use both red and green grapes. However I omit the almonds. This is an awesome go to recipe for some yummy fast and healthy lunch sandwich/salad/on crackers/ just with a fork!

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      Amanda Natividad
      June 2, 2014 at 11:39 pm

      Yesss! Delicious! Don’t you just love when you can put your own spin on your favorite recipes? 🙂

      Thanks for the tips, Meg!

  • Reply
    Trina
    July 30, 2015 at 3:45 pm

    I substituted avocado for the yogurt, and it was still delicious!! Thanks for the recipe 🙂

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