Tropical Chicken & Pecan Salad

3.5
(4) 4 Reviews
Prep Time
10
min.
Total Time
1
hr.
10
min.
Servings

8 servings

Pineapple chunks add tropical taste to this chicken salad chock-full of black beans and toasted pecans tossed with Italian dressing and mixed greens.

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  • Drain pineapple, reserving liquid. Place pineapple in medium bowl. Add chicken and beans; mix lightly.
  • Combine dressing and reserved pineapple liquid. Add to chicken mixture; toss to coat. Cover. Refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  • Place salad greens in large bowl just before serving. Add chicken mixture and pecans; toss lightly.

Size-Wise

Enjoy your favorite foods on occasion, but keep portion size in mind. This recipe serves 8.

Make it Easy

Substitute 1 bag (10 oz.) European salad blend for the 9 cups torn mixed greens.

Servings

  • 8 servings

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 290
% Daily Value
Total fat 18g
Saturated fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 150mg
Carbohydrate 18g
Dietary fiber 6g
Sugars 6g
Protein 16g
   
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 6 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • riosj | Tue, May 6 2008 1:05 PM

    it wasnt too bad, but i dont think id make it again...it was pretty runny not like dressing and pretty sweet....

  • katies@cableaz.com | Fri, Jul 27 2007 12:21 PM

    I used grilled chicken, fresh pinnapple and added feta cheese. It was good and I will make it again.

  • gwenjc2000 | Tue, Oct 21 2003 1:10 AM

    Very nice & light. Reminds you of a tropical vacation. This recipe goes well with any light dressing.

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