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Chicken Strawberry Salad with Pomegranate Pistachios

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When the first rays of the sun rose, I was in my kitchen, surveying its partially unpacked state. In the last week and a half, I’ve cooked dinner here exactly twice — it’s been too hectic, too busy, too hard to do it more. Last night was the second time, tonight I hope to be the third.

Moving this time was hard, even though it was only from one side of the city to the other. Maybe it really was how much was happening at once. Maybe it was something else — the emotional side of a big move like this, for instance.

Whatever it was, we’re finally all moved in and settling in. And after too much speedy dinner options, I am so ready for quick, easy, healthy homemade foods … like this Chicken Strawberry Salad with Pomegranate Pistachios recipe.

It’s made with Sahale Naturally Pomegranate Flavored Pistachios. If you haven’t had these nuts, I recommend them enough. I have loved them for years and years as snacks, on salads, on rice bowls and so much more. From the first time I tried Sahale Snacks, I was sold.

And on this salad, they add a pleasant crunch and sweetness to the mixture of  butter lettuce, chopped rotisserie or roasted chicken, strawberries, tomatoes and cucumbers — all things still in season here in Maine. Dressed with balsamic, olive oil and a sprinkle of salt and pepper, it’s a pleasant lunch for enjoying anytime.

Sahale Snacks come in four fantastic flavors — Valdosta Pecans Glazed Mix, Naturally Pomegranate Vanilla Flavored Cashews Glazed Mix, Honey Almonds Glazed Mix and Naturally Pomegranate Flavored Pistachios Glazed Mix. They are Gluten-Free Certified, Non-GMO Project Verified and Kosher. But really, every bite is what makes them special — meaty, sweet, well-flavored and lovely. I get mine at Target in the nuts aisle.

There’s also a special offer on Cartwheel … so check that out before you head to Target!

Chicken Strawberry Salad with Pomegranate Pistachios

Chicken Strawberry Salad with Pomegranate Pistachios

Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 2 cups butter lettuce
  • handful of grape tomatoes, , halved
  • 3 strawberries, , sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 cup to 1 cup cubed roasted or rotisserie chicken
  • 2-3 tbsp Sahale Snacks Pomegranate Flavored Pistachios
  • Olive oil
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper

Instructions

  1. Layer the lettuce, tomatoes, strawberries, cucumber and chicken in a bowl.
  2. Sprinkle with pistachios.
  3. Drizzle with olive oil and vinegar. Season with salt and pepper. Enjoy.
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Katie | HealthySeasonalRecipes

Friday 6th of October 2017

I haven't moved in a long time, but my mom is in the middle of a very big one right now, and I can see how much it can turn everything upside down. Good luck getting settled! Love this salad, has so many yummy and healthy ingredients!

Zesty Olive

Thursday 5th of October 2017

This sounds amazing! I love a good, flavorful salad! :-)

Melissa | HungryFoodLove.com

Thursday 5th of October 2017

These sound so good. Got to try them!

Adriana Lopez Martin

Thursday 5th of October 2017

Nice fresh option to enjoy anytime of the day. Thanks for yoru participation on this shop ~ client.

Kate

Wednesday 4th of October 2017

love Sahale snacks!