Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad with Chicken

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This Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad with Chicken recipe uses a simple balsamic dressing that does double duty as a marinade for the chicken breasts in this colorful fresh spinach, avocado and strawberry salad. This delicious chicken breast recipes idea is a good way to use that fresh spinach you have in the fridge and a good way to use fresh strawberries when they are in season. What better way to get fresh vegetables into your day than with this healthy chicken breast recipes idea. It's a good idea to keep fresh spinach in the fresh, that way you are more likely to use it in recipes like this strawberry avocado spinach salad, breakfast frittata, green smoothies and spinach lasagna. Fresh spinach is also a good base for healthy salads for lunch or dinner. As for baked chicken breast recipes and ideas, it's also a good idea to cook up a few extra chicken breasts on the weekend to eat during the week in everything from salads to stir fry recipes. For this strawberry avocado spinach salad the balsamic dressing serves as an excellent marinade that you can cover the chicken breasts with and let marinate in the fridge for 30 minutes to two hours. Sweet strawberries with red onion and avocados is an amazing combo.

You can also swap the fresh strawberries for blueberries or raspberries, and instead of using feta try some goat cheese instead. This balsamic tarragon dressing has ingredients like olive oil, sugar, tarragon, salt and fresh black pepper for a dressing that you can use on all sorts of salad ideas. This dressing recipe uses white balsamic dressing because it’s a bit mellower than red balsamic vinegar and doesn’t dominate the flavor of the salad, letting all of the other flavors shine through. Remember that after marinading the chicken breasts to discard the marinade. You do not want to use it for the dressing after soaking in raw chicken.

Nutrition Facts for: Strawberry Avocado Spinach Salad with Chicken from Foodie Crush

Ingredients: Olive oil, golden galsamic vinegar, sugar, frezh tarragon, kosher salt, ground black pepper, skinless chicken breasts, fresh spinach, strawberries, avocado, red onion, feta cheese, almonds.

* The entire recipe has been calculated for 12 servings.

* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet

* Per Serving:Calories Calories 729, Calories from Fat 528, Total Fat 58.7g 90%, Saturated Fat 12.6g 63%, Cholesterol 92mg 31%, Sodium 653mg 27%, Potassium 1412mg 40%, Carbohydrates 23.6g 8%, Dietary Fiber 11.3g 45%, Sugars 7.8g, Protein 33.9g, Vitamin A 175%, Vitamin C 111%, Calcium 25%, Iron 28%

Balsamic vinegar is good staple ingredient to have in your pantry. If you haven't given balsamic vinegar a try already, you will want to see what all the fuss is about. Balsamic vinegar has been using this sweet vinegar for centuries in Italy, but it's only the last twenty years that it has gotten popular in America. With creative chefs all over the country using it in upscale restaurants. Balsamic vinegar may have only become appreciated within the last two decades in America, but it's easy to see why it has long been a staple in Italy. The rich, slightly sweet flavor of balsamic vinegar is perfect for vinaigrette dressings, gourmet sauce recipe, where it brings out the sweetness of fresh fruits such as raspberries, peaches, and strawberries. Thank you to Heidi at "Foodie Crush" for sharing chicken breast recipes idea for strawberry avocado spinach salad with chicken breasts. This is just one of the healthy chicken breast recipes you will find on the site. Other recipe ideas you will find include seasonal, breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, family friendly, healthy, and more. *

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