Chicken salad with pecans and cranberries in a creamy orange dressing

Makes 6 servings

Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup low-fat sour cream
  • 1 tbsp honey mustard
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tbsp frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 1/4 tsp each salt and black pepper

Salad:

  • 4 cups chopped cooked chicken (or turkey breast)
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 1 large apple (your favorite kind), unpeeled, cored, and chopped
  • 1/3 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup green onions
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  1. Combine all dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. Toss together all salad ingredients in a large bowl. Add dressing and mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.
  • 274 calories per serving
  • 10 g total fat, 1.7 saturated fat
  • 18 g carbohydrate
  • 74 mg cholesterol
  • 284 mg sodium

– from the book, ‘The LooneySpoons Collection,’ by Janet and Greta Podleski

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