Valley Fresh® Grainy Chicken And Apricot Salad

Ingredients

2 cups cooked whole-grain quinoa, brown rice, or farro

2 (5-ounce) cans VALLEY FRESH® 100% Natural Organic Chicken Breast, drained

2 cups sugar snap peas, slivered

½ cup dried apricots, sliced

¼ cup sliced green onion

3 tablespoons walnut or olive oil

1 tablespoon white balsamic or white wine vinegar

Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

4 cups mixed baby kale or spinach leaves, if desired

Instructions

Mix quinoa, chicken, peas, apricots and green onion in a large bowl. Whisk oil, vinegar, salt and pepper together until well blended.

Pour dressing over grain-chicken mixture; toss to coat. Spoon salad over greens.

Total Time: Under 15 minutes

Preparation Time: Under 15 minutes

Serving Size: 4

Meal Occasion: Lunch

Nutrition 230 cal., 5g total fat (0g sat. fat), 35mg chol., 700mg sodium, 28g carb., 3g fiber, 5g sugar, 16g protein

Valley Fresh® Grainy Chicken & Apricot Salad

Ingredients

2 cups cooked whole-grain quinoa, brown rice, or farro

2 (5-ounce) cans VALLEY FRESH® 100% Natural Organic Chicken Breast, drained

2 cups sugar snap peas, slivered

½ cup dried apricots, sliced

¼ cup sliced green onion

3 tablespoons walnut or olive oil

1 tablespoon white balsamic or white wine vinegar

Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

4 cups mixed baby kale or spinach leaves, if desired

Instructions

Mix quinoa, chicken, peas, apricots and green onion in a large bowl. Whisk oil, vinegar, salt and pepper together until well blended.

Pour dressing over grain-chicken mixture; toss to coat. Spoon salad over greens.

Serving Size: 4

Cook's Tip

Buy whole grains cooked in shelf-stable pouches.