Chicken Salad

Caregory : Dinner Ideas

This chicken salad recipe combines Greek-style yogurt and mayonnaise for a creamy dressing. Sweet apple, toasty hazelnuts and crunchy celery balance the flavors and texture. Serve atop lightly dressed greens.


    • ¼ cup plain reduced-fat strained (Greek-style) yogurt

    • ¼ cup mayonnaise

    • ¼ cup finely chopped red onion

    • 3 tablespoons dill pickle relish

    • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

    • ½ teaspoon ground pepper

    • ¼ teaspoon salt

    • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken

    • ⅔ cup chopped unpeeled Gala apple

    • ½ cup thinly sliced celery

    • ¼ cup roughly chopped hazelnuts or pecans, toasted (see Tip)

    • 1 ½ tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley


    1. Stir yogurt, mayonnaise, onion, relish, lemon juice, pepper and salt together in a medium bowl until combined. Fold in chicken, apple, celery, hazelnuts (or pecans) and parsley until fully coated. Serve immediately or refrigerate, covered, for up to 4 hours.