Italian-style Chicken Salad Recipe

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Italian-Style Chicken Salad

Annie Leon

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@chicagolandia

I love chicken and always look for ways to spice up leftovers. This recipe accomplishes all that and takes only 5 minutes to make!

A perfect, low-cost, nutritious sandwich filling. Perfect for entertaining (tea sandwiches, anyone?) this is a huge it for my Mothers Day Brunch.


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Serves:

8-10

Prep:

5 Min

Ingredients

3 c
chicken, cooked and cubed
1/4 c
italian dressing mix
1 c
mayonnaise, light
1 small
red bell pepper, minced
2 tsp
basil, dried

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Toss together chicken, Italian dressing, bell pepper, basil, and half of mayo. Fold in remaining mayo until chicken salad reaches your desired creaminess. Chill immediately.
2
To serve:
Use chicken salad to top crackers as a light appetizer, use as filling in sandwiches (goes great with whole wheat bread), or this salad can be served as part of a cold salad buffet. This is a great way to use leftover chicken.

About this Recipe

Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #sandwiches, #tea