Easiest Chicken Salad

This tasty chicken salad is just like we promised—ridiculously easy to make. All you need to do is assemble the ingredients.

Easiest Chicken Salad
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Always be prepared by having a protein-based salad ready in the fridge, like this simple chicken salad. Instead of drowning in mayo, it uses a small amount of both Greek yogurt and regular mayo. Top it over a green salad, or stuff it in a pita. 

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 548; protein: 43g; fat: 21g; carbs: 46g; sugar: 8g

Recipe and photo by Rebecca Clyde M.S., R.D.N., C.D. of Nourish Nutrition.  

Prep time

10 min.

  • 2 large, cooked, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1½ cups non-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup mixed nuts, chopped
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 cup red grapes, quartered
  • 1 cup butter lettuce, chopped
  • 4 whole-wheat pitas

Toast four whole-wheat pitas.

In a medium bowl, mix all the remaining ingredients together (except lettuce). Stir until well-coated by yogurt and mayo.

Fill pitas with chicken salad mixture and lettuce.