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Mixed Greens Avocado Blueberry Chicken Salad

Mixed Greens Avocado Blueberry Chicken Salad

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This avocado blueberry chicken salad is packed full with healthy fats, veggies, and greens.

mixed greens avocado blueberry chicken salad - simple and easy salad packed with healthy fats, veggies and berries
It’s been a while since my last salad post so I had to make another. And this one is so simple to make. If you have leftover chicken, this is a great recipe to use it in. To make this deliciousness, you’ll need mixed greens, red cabbage, avocado, blueberries, and cooked chicken. The dressing is coming here in a moment.

In a medium to large bowl mix together greens, diced avocado, blueberries and chicken. You can easily make chicken to add to the salad if you don’t already have some cooked. Take a half to 1 pound of chicken and tenderize it using a meat tenderizing tool. If it’s a thicker piece of chicken, be sure to thinly slice it so it cooks faster. Then season it with italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Sear it in a pan until fully cooked and allow to cool. Shred and add into salad.

Boom! A healthy, yummy salad perfect for any day of the week!

mixed greens avocado blueberry chicken salad - simple and easy salad packed with healthy fats, veggies and berries

Now for the dressing. I’m personally not a huge fan of salad dressing but this one goes so well with the salad. And my husband and I love it! It’s a simple vinaigrette.

mixed greens avocado blueberry chicken salad - simple and easy salad packed with healthy fats, veggies and berries

Made with white vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, dijon mustard, dried oregano, salt and pepper. No need for a blender. Put into a small mason jar with a lid and shake until combined. Then pour desired amount onto your salad. Literally so good.

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So enjoy this Mixed Greens Avocado Blueberry Chicken Salad and feel good eating it! Hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

~The Little Momma

Mixed Greens Avocado Blueberry Chicken Salad

The Little Momma
Simple homemade salad packed with healthy fats and vegetables! Easy and delicious.
Course Salad
Servings 20 mins

Ingredients
  

  • Salad Base
  • 4 cups mixed greens
  • 1 1/2 cups red cabbage chopped
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 1/2-1 pound chicken
  • Chicken Seasoning
  • 1 tsp italian seasoning
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp butter
  • Vinaigrette
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper

Instructions
 

  • For Chicken
  • In a small bowl, mix together italian seasoning, salt and pepper.
  • If chicken is not thinly sliced, thinly slice chicken breasts. Then tenderize using meat tenderizing tool.
  • Season chicken with seasoning mixture.
  • In a pan over medium heat, add olive and butter. Once butter is melted add chicken.
  • Sear on both sides for 3-4 minutes each or until chicken is fully cooked and juices run clear.
  • Allow to cool. Once cooled, shred chicken.
  • For Vinaigrette
  • In a small mason jar, add white vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, dijon mustard, dried oregano, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  • Close lid and shake until just combined.
  • Set aside until ready to use.
  • For Salad
  • In a medium bowl, mix together mixed greens, red cabbage, avocado, blueberries and shredded chicken.
  • Top with vinaigrette and enjoy!

 

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