This summer, we’ve partnered with Cook Smarts to inspire you in the kitchen as part of our ‘Stronger, Healthier You Series’. This week, we’ve got a delicious summer chopped salad for you. To add a protein, you’re going to want to go back to our Honey Lime Chicken recipe to finish this salad off with a delightful bang. This summery salad is refreshing on a hot day. No cooking required! Fresh cantaloupe might sound like an unusual ingredient to add to a salad, but it provides a cool, slightly sweet note to balance out the other ingredients.

Cook time

ACTIVE: 25 min
TOTAL: 25 min

Ingredients

Summer Chopped Chicken Salad:
  • Honey Lime Grilled Chicken Thighs – 4, chopped
  • Prosciutto (opt) – 2 oz, chopped
  • Cucumbers – 10 oz, chopped
  • Cheese, feta – 5 oz, cubed
  • Green onions – 2 stalks, chopped, green and white parts combined
  • Cantaloupe – 10 oz, cubed
  • Salad greens, any type – 8 oz
  • Pistachios, shelled – 1/4 cup
Honey Dijon Vinaigrette:
  • Garlic – 1 clove, chopped
  • Vinegar, red or white wine – 2 Tbsp
  • Mustard, Dijon – 1 Tbsp (use large grain if you have it on hand)
  • Honey – 1 Tbsp
  • Oil, olive – 5 Tbsp

Prep

  1. Make vinaigrette – Chop garlic. Whisk together garlic, vinegar, mustard, and honey. Add oil while whisking. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  2. Chicken / Prosciutto – Prep as directed. Store separately. (Can be done up to 3 days ahead)
  3. Cucumbers / Feta / Green onions – Prep as directed. Store separately. (Can be done up to 2 days ahead)
  4. Cantaloupe – Cube cantaloupe.

Make

  1. If you’d like the chicken warm, reheat in the microwave.
  2. Assemble salads by forming a bed of salad greens. Top lettuce with prosciutto, chicken, cucumbers, feta, white and green parts of green onions, cantaloupe, and pistachios. Add vinaigrette until dressed to your liking. Enjoy!

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