Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Tzatziki Chicken Salad

So D made this. I'm pretty sure it was very easy. We had with flat bread instead of pita chips.

The taste was a little on the plain side...but for leftovers the flavors melded more. Next time I would add feta. D added tomatoes.

Tzatziki Chicken Salad

We made a classic Greek sauce of creamy yogurt and cucumber for the base of this tangy salad.

YIELD: Serves 4 (serving size: about 2/3 cup salad and 1/2 cup chips)
HANDS-ON:16 Minutes
TOTAL:16 Minutes
COURSE: Main Dishes, Salads

2/3 cup plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt
1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill
3/8 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 cucumber, seeded and shredded
1 garlic clove, minced
2 cups shredded skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast
3 ounces multigrain pita chips (used flatbread)
Added tomatoes


1. Combine first 8 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add chicken; toss to coat. Serve with pita chips.

Nutritional Information
Calories: 230; Fat: 7.5g; Saturated fat: 1.5g; Monounsaturated fat: 1.4g; Polyunsaturated fat: 2.1g; Protein: 23g; Carbohydrate: 18.7g; Fiber: 2.1g; Cholesterol: 53mg; Iron: 1mg; Sodium: 569mg; Calcium: 60mg

Cooking Light APRIL 2012

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