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Chicken Berry Salad

We love this salad any time of year, but especially in summer when blueberries and strawberries are in season. —Sheri Abernathy, Lemont, Illinois
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 cups torn romaine
  • 6 cups torn red leaf lettuce
  • 1 pint fresh blueberries
  • 1 pint fresh strawberries, sliced
  • 2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • In a large bowl, whisk the first six ingredients. Pour 3/4 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add the chicken. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate overnight. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Grill chicken, covered, over medium heat for 5-8 minutes on each side or until juices run clear. Cut into strips.
  • In a large bowl, combine the lettuces, blueberries, strawberries, cheese and walnuts. Add reserved marinade; toss to coat. Top with sliced chicken.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups: 426 calories, 25g fat (5g saturated fat), 70mg cholesterol, 290mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 3g fiber), 31g protein.

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