Chicken Salad with Apples and Grapes

  • prep time15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • serves 4

Adapted from "One Dish at a Time: Delicious Recipes and Stories from My Italian-American Childhood and Beyond" by Valerie Bertinelli (c) Rodale 2012. Provided courtesy of Valerie Bertinelli. All rights reserved.

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Directions for: Chicken Salad with Apples and Grapes


¼ cup low-fat plain yogurt

¼ cup low-fat buttermilk

1 Tbsp mayonnaise

2 Tbsp cider vinegar

1 tsp curry powder

1 clove garlic, chopped

½ tsp kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

2 cups grilled chicken, roughly chopped

½ Granny Smith apple, skin on, cored and chopped into large cubes

¾ cup red grapes, halved

1 cup loosely packed watercress or flat-leaf parsley, chopped

4 large leaves romaine lettuce

¼ cup raw almonds, chopped


1. Combine the yogurt, buttermilk, mayonnaise, vinegar, curry powder, garlic, salt and some pepper in a medium bowl and whisk to incorporate. Combine the chicken, apple, grapes and watercress in a large salad bowl. Pour the dressing over and toss to thoroughly coat. Taste and adjust the salt, pepper and curry powder as desired. Arrange a lettuce leaf on each of 4 salad plates. Divide the salad evenly among the plates and top with chopped almonds.

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