BLT Chicken Salad Cups
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
5 slices natural uncured turkey bacon, chopped
1 large avocado, peeled and pitted
1/3 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
1 Tbs fresh lemon juice
8 large romaine lettuce leaves
2 1/3 cups chopped skinless rotisserie chicken breast meat
1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes
2 green onions, thinly sliced
1. In large skillet, cook and stir bacon over medium-high heat 5 minutes or until crisp; transfer to paper towel-lined plate.
2. In medium bowl, mash avocado, yogurt, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste with fork. Makes about 1 1/3 cups.
3. Spread avocado mixture onto lettuce leaves; top with chicken, tomatoes, onions and bacon.
Dietitian Tip: Add fruit like chopped apples, dried cranberries or apricots for more fiber and a sweet spin on this savory salad. Need some crunch? Try a high-fiber cracker as a topper on the cups.
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 2g
Total Carbohydrate 11g
Dietary Fiber 6g