Chicken, Avocado and Mandarin Orange Salad

Recipe by TasteTester
READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 10
    ounces mixed salad greens (I like the butter lettuce mix or the romaine mix)
  • 15
    ounces mandarin oranges, well-drained
  • 6
    ounces of cooked and sliced chicken breasts
  • 2
    very thin slices red onions, cut in half and sliced into crescents
  • 14
    cup pecans, toasted
  • 12
    cup of bottled light Italian dressing or 1/2 cup balsamic vinaigrette dressing
  • 2
    ripe avocados, pitted, peeled and cut into chunks (I use Haas avocados, the dark-skinned avocados, but California avocados could also be used)
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a large salad bowl, combine salad greens, mandarin oranges, chicken, onion and pecans.
  • In a small bowl, combine dressing and 1/2 cup avocado cubes. Mash and blend into dressing. Add remaining avocado cubes and dressing to salad. Toss and serve.
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