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Italian Salad with Chicken, Spinach, Artichokes

Italian Salad with Chicken, Spinach, Artichokes

Italian Salad with Chicken, Spinach, Artichokes, Salami, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Red Onions - healthy and delicious!  The salad dressing is made with olive oil, freshly squeezed lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, fresh basil, and minced garlic.

Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 395 kcal
Author Julia

Ingredients

Chicken:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 chicken breast
  • salt and black pepper

Italian Salad:

  • 6 oz spinach
  • 1/4 red onion , chopped
  • 1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes , chopped
  • 1 cup artichoke hearts roasted, drained, chopped
  • 1 cup salami , chopped

Salad Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil , chopped
  • 1 garlic clove , minced

Instructions

Chicken:

  1. In a medium skillet, heat olive oil on medium-high heat. Sear the chicken, seasoned with salt and pepper, on medium-high heat about 4-5 minutes on each side, until the chicken is golden color on the outside and is cooked through, and no longer pink in the center.

  2. Remove the chicken from the pan and allow to rest for about 5 minutes. Slice thickly.

Salad:

  1. Add all the salad ingredients to a large bowl and mix.  

Dressing:

  1. Combine all the dressing ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk until well-blended.  

Assembly:

  1. Add the dressing to the bowl with salad and mix.  Arrange sliced and cooked chicken over salad.

Nutrition Facts
Italian Salad with Chicken, Spinach, Artichokes
Amount Per Serving
Calories 395 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 32g 49%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 919mg 38%
Potassium 772mg 22%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 5g
Protein 15g 30%
Vitamin A 91.9%
Vitamin C 36.4%
Calcium 6.6%
Iron 16.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.