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Fun With Food: Classic Chicken Salad Pita

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I love chicken salad. I love any recipe that lets me throw a bunch of ingredients in a dish without adding a single trace of green vegetable and still call it a salad. This one has some green in it, but I like getting my serving of roughage from the apple with pairs nicely with the diced cherries. This makes 4 servings, so either portion it into cups and freeze for future lunches, or use it for lunch with friends.



6 oz grilled boneless, skinless chicken breast, diced

3 green onion stalks, finely chopped

1/4 cup flat leaf parsley, finely chopped

1 medium granny smith apple, peeled, cored and diced

1/4 cup dried montmorency cherries, finely chopped

1/4 cup chopped walnuts

1 cup plain greek yogurt

4 whole wheat pitas


No mystery to the preparation here – toss it all together in a bowl and divide it into 4 equal portions that go in the pita pockets.


Nutrition Info:

1 Serving – 395 Calories

Total Fat: 11 g

Cholesterol: 47 mg

Sodium: 78 mg

Potassium: 314 mg

Carbohydrates: 49 g

Sugars: 18 g

Protein: 23 g

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