Roast Chicken Salad with Peaches, Goat Cheese & Pecans

 Fresh peaches and goat cheese headline this simple, no-cook salad recipe. The eight-ingredient vinaigrette, made with pantry staples, takes minutes to make and is a delicious complement to the other ingredients in the salad. Use a store-bought rotisserie chicken to save time in the kitchen. Serve with herbed bread.

 

Roast Chicken Salad with Peaches, Goat Cheese & Pecans

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    Ingredients

    2 1/2 Tbs balsamic vinegar 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper
    1 1/2 Tbs extra-virgin olive oil 2 cups shredded skinless, boneless rotisserie chicken breast
    1 1/2 Tbs minced shallots 2 cups sliced peeled peaches
    2 1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice 1/2 cup vertically sliced red onion
    3/4 tsp maple syrup 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
    3/4 tsp Dijon mustard 1 (5-ounce) package gourmet salad greens
    1/4 tsp kosher salt 2 Tbs crumbled goat cheese

    directions

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    • 1

      Combine first eight ingredients; stir with a whisk.

    • 2

      Combine chicken and next four ingredients (through greens) in a large bowl. Add vinaigrette mixture; toss gently. Sprinkle with cheese.

    nutritional information

    Calories:
    285
    Fiber:
    2.9 g
    Fat:
    14 g
    Saturated Fat:
    2.4 g
    Calcium:
    54 mg
    Carbohydrates:
    16 g
    Protein:
    24.6 g
    Iron:
    1.9 mg
    Sodium:
    203 mg
    Monounsaturated Fat:
    7.8 g
    Polyunsaturated Fat:
    2.8 g
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