Chicken Kale Waldorf Salad with Avocado & Goat Cheese
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Chicken Kale Waldorf Salad with Avocado & Goat Cheese

Tags
LunchEasyLow CarbSalad< 30 minRecipe Redo
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Yield
4
Total Time
10

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Ingredients

-1 bag baby kale (about 6-8 cups)
-1 granny smith apple, chopped
-1/2 cup seedless red grapes, halved
-1/4 cup dried cranberries
-1/4 cup crumbled goat cheese
-1/2 medium ripe avocado, diced or sliced
-2 leftover grilled chicken breasts (8 oz), diced into cubes
-1/4 cup walnuts halves (1 oz)

Dressing

-2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
-2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
-1 garlic clove, minced
-1 teaspoon dijon mustard
-Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

-Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spread walnuts on baking sheet and toast in oven for 8 minutes until fragrant and golden. Remove from oven, allow to cool, then chop into small pieces.
-In a small bowl, whisk olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic and dijon mustard together until smooth and well combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
-In a large bowl, toss kale, apples, grapes, and cranberries together. Pour dressing over the fruit and lettuce and toss again to combine. Top salad with goat cheese, avocado, chicken and toasted walnuts. Serve immediately.

Notes

To make vegetarian: swap chicken for chickpeas

To make dairy free: leave off goat cheese