Healthy Recipe: Chicken and Veggie Salad

WellnessNow that summer has arrived, here is a healthy salad recipe that uses all the fresh vegetables the season has to offer.

Ingredients

1 Tbsp. olive oil

2 skinless boneless chicken breasts

1 head of romaine lettuce (chopped)

1 red onion (thinly sliced)

½ cup black olives (halved)

2 tomatoes (seeded, chopped)

1/3 cup sunflower oil

1 tsp. garlic salt

1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation

  1. In a large nonstick skillet, warm the oil over moderate heat.
  2. Add the chicken and cook for 6 minutes per side, or until cooked through and golden brown.
  3. Remove from heat, let cool, then dice or shred the chicken.
  4. In a large salad bowl, combine the lettuce, chicken, onion, olives and tomatoes.
  5. Add the sunflower oil and toss to coat.
  6. Add the garlic salt and Parmesan cheese, toss well and serve.

Makes: 4 servings

Source: USDA

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