Blueberry Chicken Salad with Cheesy Herb Dressing

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I’ve been dying to share this with you since last week. I totally made it on a whim for lunch and it came out spectacular! The quick cheesy dressing perfectly brought together the chicken and blueberries making it a hearty satisfying meal.

To make the dressing I just plucked a few leaves from my herb garden.

Blueberry Chicken Salad with Creamy Herb Dressing - herbs

I grow my 3 favorite herbs in containers on the deck every summer: Basil, Cilantro and Mint. I never really thought of combining them all together until now. It was a great dynamic of flavors that went great with the cheese, bringing together the savory of the chicken and the sweetness of the blueberries perfectly.

Did I just say that? Blueberry Chicken Salad with Creamy Herb Dressing

Whatever. It was GOOD!

Here’s what I did.

  • About 1 tbsp of your favorite Fresh Herbs (I used mint, basil and cilantro)
  • 1 tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp honey (5g)
  • 1 Wedge of The Laughing Cow Light Garlic & Herb
  • Pinch of Kosher Salt and Pepper
  • Pile of your favorite lettuce mix or base garden salad
  • 3 oz of Leftover Grilled Chicken chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh blueberries

Chop the herbs finely for the dressing.

Blueberry Chicken Salad with Creamy Herb Dressing - herbs chopped

Squish the cheese with a fork and whisk with the minced herbs, vinegar, honey, salt and pepper.

Blueberry Chicken Salad with Creamy Herb Dressing - the dressing

Set aside.

Pile your favorite greens on the plate and top with the blueberries and chopped chicken. Drizzle on the dressing.

Blueberry Chicken Salad with Creamy Herb Dressing - finished!

Enjoy!

Approx Nutritional Information per serving
Servings Amt per Serving
1 entire recipe
Calories Fat Fiber WWPs
250 5g 4g old: 5 new: 6
Sugar Sat Fat Carbs Protein
14g 2g 19g 30g

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  1. Tina

    All you need to know about herbs – If they GROW together, they GO together! The delicate herbs (like you have discovered) go together, and the woody herbs (rosemary, thyme, oregano)go together! Gotta love that Mother Nature :D

  2. Kimberley

    Looks great i’m sure my 4yr old would eat it minus the cheese (shes allergic) wounder if goats milk cheese would work for her? she loves to help me prepare salad so she can snack on everything i put in it she happy snacking on lettuce

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