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Chicken and Pear Salad on Arugula

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Servings: 6
Prep Time: 15 min.
Celebrate the best of the pear season with this lovely late-summer chicken salad.


  • 1 whole chicken, pre-roasted, sliced
  • 1/2 cup bottled fruit-flavored or blue cheese salad dressing, low-calorie
  • 3 pears, sliced
  • 2 bunches arugula, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped


  • Place the pears and arugula in a medium bowl; toss with salad dressing.
  • Arrange arugula salad plates. Divide chicken slices among the plates and place on top of the salad. Sprinkle with walnuts.
Recipe courtesy of the National Chicken Council

Nutrition Facts

Calories 593
  Calories from Fat 230 (39%)
(40%)Total Fat 26g
(30%)Saturated Fat 6g
Polyunsaturated Fat 9g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
(66%)Cholesterol 199mg
(19%)Sodium 465mg
(29%)Potassium 1028mg
Total Carbohydrate 18g
(18%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 11g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(142%)Protein 71g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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