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Salad wiith bacon, chicken, avocado and honey mustard vinaigrette

Chicken, Bacon, and Avocado Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette

Chicken, Bacon, and Avocado Salad with Honey Mustard Vinagrette is a full meal in a bowl. Lots of protein. Lots of flavor. So much to love!

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword chicken salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 499 kcal

Ingredients

Marinade/Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • pinch of cayenne pepper

Remaining ingredients

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 head green leaf or romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1/2 cucumber, sliced
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced
  • 4 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower seeds

Instructions

  1. Whisk together all marinade ingredients in a bowl. Pour half the mixture into a large ziptop bag. Add chicken and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.

    Refrigerate the other half of the marinade. It will become a vinaigrette for the salad.

  2. Grill chicken until cooked through. Let cool and then slice.

  3. Combine lettuce, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, red onion, bacon, and avocado in a large bowl.

    Add sliced chicken.

  4. Taste the reserved vinaigrette. If too strong, whisk in 1 to 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Toss salad with vinaigrette. Srpinkle with sunflower seeds and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Chicken, Bacon, and Avocado Salad with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette
Amount Per Serving
Calories 499 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 87mg29%
Sodium 477mg21%
Potassium 1293mg37%
Carbohydrates 33g11%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 22g24%
Protein 32g64%
Vitamin A 14071IU281%
Vitamin C 24mg29%
Calcium 85mg9%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.