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Bacon Chicken Chopped Salad

Here's one of many reasons we love tomato season. Chopped salads are so simple and such a fantastic way to eat fresh. —Donna Marie Ryan, Topsfield, Massachusetts
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings (1 cup dressing)

Ingredients

  • 1 package (22 ounces) frozen grilled chicken breast strips
  • 1 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 8 cups chopped romaine
  • 3 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 6 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Directions

  • Heat chicken according to package directions. Cool slightly; coarsely chop chicken.
  • For dressing, place cheese, vinegar, water and pepper in a small food processor; cover and process until smooth. While processing, gradually add oil in a steady stream.
  • In a large bowl, combine romaine, chicken, tomatoes and bacon. Serve with dressing.
Nutrition Facts
2-1/3 cups salad with about 2 tablespoons dressing: 348 calories, 22g fat (7g saturated fat), 87mg cholesterol, 993mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 35g protein.

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