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Creamy Fennel Kale Chicken Salad

This delicious salad is hardy and satisfying, thanks to the combination of complete protein from the grilled chicken and high-fiber, nutrient-dense kale. Roasted fennel and leeks add an extra pop of flavor, as well as extra vitamin C and magnesium. Topped with a creamy, dairy-free dressing made from almond yogurt and mustard, this recipe makes...
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Dinners + Mains, Light Meal
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 4
Calories 367 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 medium leeks thinly sliced
  • 2 medium fennel bulbs cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup avocado oil
  • dash pepper
  • 5 cups kale chopped
  • 1 lb chicken cutlets skinless
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth low sodium
  • 1/4 cup almond yogurt unsweetened
  • 1 tbsp mustard whole grain

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400° F.
  • On a baking sheet, place prepared fennel and leeks.
  • Toss vegetables with 2 tablespoons avocado oil, Himalayan salt, and dash of black pepper.
  • In a separate bowl, massage kale with 1 tablespoon avocado oil, dash of salt and pepper, and set the kale aside.
  • Bake fennel and leeks for 40 minutes and add kale to the baking sheet for the last 10-12 minutes of baking.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon avocado oil in a large pan, over medium heat. Add chicken and sauté until lightly cooked, about 3-4 minutes per side.
  • In a small bowl, mix almond yogurt, chicken broth, and mustard and pour on top of chicken.
  • Add the roasted vegetables to pan and continue to heat for 3 minutes, then enjoy!

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Fennel Kale Chicken Salad
Amount per Serving
Calories
367
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
18
g
28
%
Saturated Fat
 
3
g
19
%
Cholesterol
 
75
mg
25
%
Sodium
 
390
mg
17
%
Potassium
 
1442
mg
41
%
Carbohydrates
 
23
g
8
%
Fiber
 
5
g
21
%
Sugar
 
2
g
2
%
Protein
 
31
g
62
%
Vitamin A
 
9314
IU
186
%
Vitamin C
 
123
mg
149
%
Calcium
 
233
mg
23
%
Iron
 
4
mg
22
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword Dinners + Mains, Light Meal, Mediterranean
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