Italian-Style Chicken Salad

Italian-style Chicken Salad

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Annie Leon

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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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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

How to Make Italian-Style Chicken Salad

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.

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