This Whole30 chicken salad is packed with satisfying flavor, and is sure to liven up your lunch or dinner routine. Not only is it a paleo chicken salad as well, but the dressing is naturally sweetened wih cherries – its the perfect salad to add to your meal rotation!
12 oz bag of frozen sweet cherries, thawed (reserve a 1/2 cup for the salad)
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast
8 cups mixed greens
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
2 apples, sliced
1 small red onion, thinly sliced
4 oz crumbled feta (optional)
To make the vinaigrette, combine all ingredients in the blender and blend until smooth. To cook the chicken, preheat oven to 375 degrees F and place chicken on a baking sheet. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper and bake 35-45 minutes, or until fully cooked. To assemble salad, place greens on a plate and top with sliced chicken, apples, reserved cherries, walnuts, onion, and feta. Enjoy!
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