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Bill's Tossed Salad with Chicken


Every once in a while, Bill makes our favorite salad for lunch! This is a delicious crunchy fresh salad and he does it up perfectly.

I especially like the addition of peas and hard-boiled eggs.  To make it really easy, pick up a rotisserie chicken from your grocery store!  This is a good salad with a simple dressing!


Bill's Tossed Salad with Chicken


Ingredients:

½ small head lettuce, torn
1 cup diced cooked chicken breast
1/3 cup frozen peas, thawed
½ small carrot, peeled and shredded
½ small white onion, chopped
1 hard boiled egg, chopped
½ cup cheddar cheese, shredded
¼ cup mayonnaise
¼ cup sour cream
Dash lemon zest
½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
salt and coarse ground pepper, to taste

Method:

Combine first seven ingredients in a large bowl.
Blend remaining ingredients in a small bowl.
Combine and toss.
2 servings

Have a great lunch today!

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Comments

  1. Wow, lucky you! It would be nice if someone prepares lunch for me once in a while! Salad with chicken is yummy! I wouldn't mind this for my lunch!

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  2. Now that's what I call a tossed salad! It' looks like a great creation! Yum!

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  3. chicken.veggies.eggs..wht a wholesome powerpacked lunch...i can eat this daily for my munch...colorful and very inviting dish pam...pass me some...yummmmmmm

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  4. That looks so good!! I wish my husband--or one of my daughters would fix a meal for us.

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  5. Way to go Bill! This is a salad my family would love! Great blend of flavors and nice and crunchy. When a salad has cheese in it you know it's going to be yummy!

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  6. Realmente deliciosa la receta. Saludos

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  7. Hurray for Bill! It might be even better with some Spam. LOL

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  8. This looks so very yummy! Have to try it. That's so sweet he makes lunch. My husband likes to cook Sunday dinners to give me a break from cooking all week. It's those little things that mean so much. Enjoy!
    Blessings,
    Jill

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  9. kitchen flavours, it's a wonderful thing!

    Lyndsey, it is! Pretty simple and good!

    Sanyukta Gour(Bayes), I wish I could pass it on through to you! You'd love it!

    Sheila, it's just great and he does it every day.

    Linda www.mykindofcooking.com, thanks! There's nothing like a salad made by Bill!

    Jennifurla, thanks! Have a good day!

    jose manuel, gracias! Me encanta este ensalada.


    StephenC, LOL!!!!! Oh, no! I'm hoping he doesn't see this as he'd probably do that the next time! Thanks for the suggestion (not)! ;)

    Jill, good for your hubby! And you're so right! Blessings to you.

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  10. That looks great! I love a good salad!

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  11. Wow, this looks so yummy!! I truly look forward to following! Thank you for sharing all these amazing dishes!!

    Have a lovely day,
    All Good Things Organic

    www.allgoodthingsorganic.blogspot.com

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  12. This sounds great. The perfect dish for lunch. I wish my husband would cook. I feel the same as you; lunch is not a meal I usually like to prepare. I just sort of pick at what ever is left over from the night before.

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  13. Can Bill come over and make lunch for me? This looks and sounds delicious. I think it is great that you two eat such great lunches...I get stuck in a peanut butter and jelly rut! Thanks for sharing...and tell Bill, good job!

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  14. Ok-crunchy peanut butter and mayo??? Never heard of it;) The salad sound very appetizing though!

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  15. Let's hear it for Bill. That looks really good! Going to have to try it. (Love the Dijon mustard.)

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  16. Hey : )

    I love your blog so I gave you an award

    http://thesecludedteapartyshhh.blogspot.com/2010/10/well-then-what-week-so-far.html

    Have a fab week : )

    Miss Sue Flay
    x

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  17. Pegasuslegend, thanks, I am!

    Clements Family, I do also, especially when Bill makes it!

    All Good Things Organic, thank you so much! I'm so glad you stopped by. Have a wonderful day!

    Raina, you know what I mean then. Bill always manages to come up with something good every day!

    Monet, I'll have to ask him. He certainly knows how to do the job. Thanks and I will tell him!

    Holly, it's great! Easy too. Have a good day.

    Seedplanter Designs, thank you! About anything with Dijon works for me. Have a good day!

    The Secluded Tea Party, welcome! Thanks so much for the visit and I will be checking your blog out. That's very nice of you. Have a good day!

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  18. I'd love it if Chris whipped this up in the kitchen for me...but alas, all I'd get from him would be peanut butter and jelly sandwiches!! lol

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  19. The salad looks really delicious and it's so nice that Bill likes to make lunch! Some women have all the luck!

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  20. That looks and sounds good. I haven't made a chicken salad in a long time. I love to use the store bought roasted chickens for that and usually add pasta to mine. My DH makes his lunch every morning before he goes to work. At one time I thought that I would start making it for him, but then I came to my senses. Ha! Funny that you don't like to make lunches - I don't like to make breakfasts (unless there's company ;)

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  21. I'd get scared if hubby tried to make lunch but it looks like yours did a great job. Good looking salad!

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