Chicken Bacon Blue Salad Recipe Video

A salad like this one can be a whole meal. The main ingredients in this salad are grilled chicken breast, bacon, blueberries and blue cheese. Hence the name. I also added almond slices. The salad was tossed with a balsamic vinaigrette which I made for you to follow. Homemade dressings are easy, delicious and simple to make fresh. You can make a full jar to keep in the refrigerator. When you cook for yourself you can Save Money, Eat Healthier, Live Greener and Have Fun!

Summary

Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings2
CuisineCourse
TasteMethod
DishMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Chicken1⁄2 Pound
 Arugula10 Ounce
 Extra virgin olive oil6 Tablespoon (2 tablespoons for searing the chicken + 4 tablespoons for the dressing)
 Blue cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Grapes4 Ounce
 Blueberries4 Ounce
 Bacon8 Ounce, cooked and sliced
 Almonds1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Fig balsamic vinegar1 Teaspoon
 Dijon mustard1⁄2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1052 Calories from Fat 773

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 86 g132.2%

Saturated Fat 15.1 g75.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 115.5 mg

Sodium 866.7 mg36.1%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.4%

Dietary Fiber 6.4 g25.5%

Sugars 18.3 g

Protein 42 g84.2%

Vitamin A 72.8% Vitamin C 54.8%

Calcium 36.3% Iron 22.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

MAKING
1. In a pan, heat 3 tablespoons olive oil and sear the chicken for about 10 minutes.
2. Once the chicken is seared, cool and dice it up into pieces.
3. In a bowl, add the arugula, diced chicken and blue cheese.
4. Next, add the grapes, blueberries, bacon and almonds.
5. For the dressing- In a bowl, add the fig balsamic vinegar, remaining olive oil and mustard and mix.
6. Add the dressing to the salad and toss.

SERVING
7. Serve as a side dish or you can also serve this salad as a main dish.
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