Mayo-Free Avocado Chicken Salad

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    When it comes to fat, not all fats are created equal. In fact, some fats are actually good for us, including the heart-healthy monounsaturated fatty acids found in avocados. Mashing avocado together with low fat plain yogurt, lime juice and fresh cilantro creates a rich,creamy, and healthy dressing for chicken salad that your whole family will love.

    Mayo-Free Avocado Chicken Salad

    Serves 4

    $1.25 per serving

    Ingredients

    • ½ avocado
    • ½ cup plain low fat yogurt
    • ¼ cup lime juice
    • 12 oz. leftover cooked chicken breast – shredded or cubed
    • 3 celery stalks – diced
    • ½ cup red onion – minced
    • ½ cup cilantro - minced
    • salt and pepper to taste

    Instructions

    1. In the bottom of a medium bowl, mash together avocado, plain yogurt and lime juice.
    2. Toss in chicken, celery, red onion and cilantro. Season with salt and pepper to taste before serving.

    Nutrition Facts (per serving): 212 calories, 6.6 g fat, 1.5 g sat fat, 0 g trans fat, 74 mg cholesterol, 131 mg sodium, 8.4 g carb, 2.5 g fiber, 3.5 g sugar, 28.6 g protein

    Recipe courtesy of Liz Della Croce of The Lemon Bowl. HumanaVitality is not an insurance product. This material is provided for informational use only. You should consult with your doctor.