Basil Chicken Salad Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient


 Nonfat mayonnaise6 Tablespoon (1/4 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)
 Fresh lemon juice2 Tablespoon
 Dijon mustard2 Teaspoon
 Hot sauce1⁄4 Teaspoon
 White pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Chopped cooked chicken breast3 Cup (48 tbs), skinned before cooking and cooked without salt
 Chopped celery1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
 Chopped green onion1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Shredded fresh basil1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Shredded spinach6 Cup (96 tbs) (Fresh)
 Pine nuts1 1⁄2 Tablespoon, toasted

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 828 Calories from Fat 196

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.2%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1112.6 mg46.4%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.5%

Dietary Fiber 8.4 g33.6%

Sugars 16.7 g

Protein 123 g245.2%

Vitamin A 407.3% Vitamin C 154.2%

Calcium 26% Iron 42.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine first 5 ingredients; stir well.
Combine chicken, celery, green onions, and basil in a medium bowl.
Add mayonnaise mixture, and toss gently.
Place 1 cup spinach on each individual salad plate.
Spoon chicken mixture over spinach.
Sprinkle each serving with pine nuts.
Garnish with lemon wedges, if desired.