Greek Avocado Chicken Salad

Greek Avocado Chicken Salad

This easy and healthy Greek avocado chicken salad is chock-full of hearty and flavorful ingredients like sun dried tomatoes, olives, onions, avocado, feta cheese, and a creamy herb dressing to die for. 

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Author: Tiffany

Ingredients

  • 2-4 cups shredded chicken
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup halved kalamata olives
  • 1 12-ounce jar julienned sun dried tomatoes packed in oil, drained and gently rinsed
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts (toasted, optional)

Dressing

  • 1/3 cup olive oil extra virgin recommended
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt I use 0% fat
  • 1/4 cup reduced fat mayo may sub extra Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill or 1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar white wine vinegar recomended
  • juice of 1/2 lemon

Instructions

  1. In a jar or bowl, combine all dressing ingredients. Whisk until well blended and set aside. 

  2. In a large bowl combine all salad ingredients. Pour dressing over the top, then toss well to combine. Serve immediately or cover tightly and store chilled up to 3 days. 

     

             

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