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Nutrition Facts

Calories 245
  Calories from Fat 79 (32%)
(14%)Total Fat 9g
(7%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
(18%)Cholesterol 54mg
(7%)Sodium 157mg
(16%)Potassium 560mg
Total Carbohydrate 22g
(9%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugars 16g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(40%)Protein 20g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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Chicken Waldorf Salad


  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs

  • 1 crisp red apple (such as Harrelson or Braeburn)

  • 1 crisp green apple (such as Granny Smith)

  • 3/4 cup chopped celery

  • 2 6 oz cartons fat-free orange or vanilla yogurt

  • 1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise

  • 1/4 cup walnuts

  • 4 cups shredded lettuce

Here is a basic and dependable recipe for a a classic Waldorf salad. Perfect for luncheons.


  • Lightly salt and pepper chicken, if desired.
  • In large skillet, combine chicken and 3/4 cup water. Bring to a boil. Cover; reduce heat to medium. Cook 8 to 12 minutes or until internal juices run clear. Drain; set aside to cool slightly. Meanwhile, core apples and cut into bite-sized pieces. Cut chicken into bite-sized pieces. In large bowl, combine chicken and remaining ingredients; mix well.
  • Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve chicken mixture on shredded lettuce. Serve with poppy seed or raspberry muffins, if desired.

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