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Apple Apple Chicken Salad with Cider Vinaigrette // One Lovely Life

Apple Apple Chicken Salad with Cider Dressing


Description

The amounts for the salad ingredients are loose suggestions. There’s no magic formula to make it come out just right. You’ll want to be a bit more careful about the cider vinaigrette ingredients but let your tastebuds be your guide. I know you’ll end up in the right place.


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Ingredients

  • 56 cups Greens (I used spring mix)
  • 12 cups cooked chicken, diced or shredded
  • 12 stalks celery, sliced
  • 1 apple, cored and diced – I prefer a combo of Honeycrisp and Granny Smith
  • 1/2 cup purple grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup blackberries, halved if large
  • 1/2 cup dried apples/apple chips, more to taste
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds, toasted if desired

For the Cider Vinaigrette:

  • 1/2 cup apple cider
  • 23 Tbsp avocado or olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Make the cider vinaigrette by tossing together cider, oil, vinegar, cinnamon, and a healthy pinch of salt and pepper. Whisk together until well combined (or you can shake it in a lidded jar). Taste and add additional salt, pepper, cinnamon, or vinegar as desired.
  2. Toss salad ingredients with just enough vinaigrette to coat. Serve immediately