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Pomegranate Chicken Salad

Pomegranate Chicken Salad

Sliced chicken, pears, pomegranate seeds, feta cheese and walnuts, all tossed with greens in a balsamic vinaigrette.
Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 479 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts boneless, skinless, thin
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil divided use
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 cups mixed greens
  • ½ cup pomegranate arils seeds
  • 2 tablespoons feta cheese crumbled
  • 1 small pear thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons walnuts toasted
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

Instructions

  1. Heat 1 teaspoon of olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper to taste and add them to the pan.
  2. Cook for 4-5 minutes on each side, or until browned and cooked through. Cut the chicken into thick slices and set aside.
  3. In a small bowl whisk together the remaining olive oil, balsamic vinegar, honey, Dijon mustard and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Pour the dressing over the greens and toss to coat. Arrange the chicken on top of the greens along with the feta cheese, pear, walnuts and pomegranate arils. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Pomegranate Chicken Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 479 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 42%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 87mg 29%
Sodium 374mg 16%
Potassium 799mg 23%
Total Carbohydrates 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 19g
Protein 30g 60%
Vitamin A 20.3%
Vitamin C 33.9%
Calcium 11.8%
Iron 8.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.