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Lighten up lunch with this no-mayo Dijon chicken salad recipe. Fresh asparagus and tomatoes add flavor and plenty of nutrients! 179 calories and 2 Weight Watchers Freestyle SP
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Dijon Chicken Salad with Asparagus

Lighten up lunch with this no-mayo Dijon chicken salad recipe. Fresh asparagus and tomatoes add flavor and plenty of nutrients!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time12 mins
Course: Entrees, Salads
Cuisine: French
Keyword: Clean Eating, Gluten Free
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 178.9kcal

Ingredients

  • ½ pounds asparagus trimmed & cut into 1-inch pieces, stalks & tips separated
  • 2 ½ cups diced cooked chicken breast
  • cup chopped tomato
  • 4 leaves basil thinly sliced
  • spring lettuce mix if desired

The Dressing:

Instructions

  • Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil over high heat. Prepare a bowl filled with ice water.
  • Add the asparagus spear pieces to the boiling water and cook for 1 minute. Add the asparagus tips and cook for 1 additional minute. Drain the asparagus into a sieve and immediately transfer to the bowl of ice water to stop the asparagus from cooking further.
  • In a medium bowl, stir together the chicken, asparagus and tomato.
  • Toss with the dressing and basil. Serve over lettuce mix, if desired

The Dressing:

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, shallots, mustard, salt and pepper.
  • While whisking, slowly drizzle in the olive oil. Whisk until combined.

Notes

Weight Watchers Points: 2 (Freestyle SmartPoints), 3 (Old SmartPoints), 4 (Points+)

Nutrition

Serving: 1Cup | Calories: 178.9kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 19.3g | Fat: 9.3g | Saturated Fat: 1.6g | Cholesterol: 48.3mg | Sodium: 251.1mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 1.2g