On Line Cookbook

Chicken, Bleu Cheese, and Nuts on Greens

Recipe Information
Nice entree salad for lunches or dinners. Great flavors for zippy days!

Laura and Jay's Mom

Serves/Makes:2 or more

  • Salad Ingredients:
  • 1 large bowl of Mesculin or mixed greens salad mix
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, unpeeled, cored and cut into chunks
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cups (475 ml) cooked roasted or grilled chicken breast, cubed
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) Bleu cheese, crumbled
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) of toasted walnuts
  • Dressing Ingredients:
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • Salt and ground pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) extra virgin olive oil (or more to taste)
  • Combine salad greens and apples in a large bowl; toss with the olive oil.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the garlic, salt and pepper and the vinegars together.
  • Add olive oil and whisk it together; set aside.
  • Place the walnuts, chicken and blue cheese on top to make a nice presentation.
  • Add the viniagrette dressing before serving, toss and serve.
If you do not like Bleu Cheese, use Feta Cheese, or even a nice tangy goat cheese. One of our family members likes this with thick grated swiss cheese.