Summer Berry Chicken and Pecan Salad
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Summer Berry Chicken and Pecan Salad

It's July 4th weekend and we want to mix-up your side salad! This yummy Summer Berry Chicken and Pecan Salad is the perfect side to your festive meal!

SUMMER BERRY CHICKEN & PECAN SALAD

Servings: 4

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound chicken breast, boneless, skinless
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 10 large strawberries, quartered
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • 8-10 cups raw spinach or kale
  • ½ cup goat cheese or feta cheese, crumbled
  • Balsamic Vinaigrette, to taste (can be homemade or purchased, compare labels and beware of added sugar)

Instructions:

  • Season chicken with salt and pepper. Grill or roast. Chop.
  • In a small, dry skillet toast pecan pieces over low heat stirring occasionally until fragrant, about 6-8 minutes (optional). Let cool.
  • Layer greens on a platter or plate and top with chicken, fresh strawberry quarters, whole blueberries, goat or feta cheese, pecans, sprinkle of sea salt, pepper and drizzle with balsamic vinaigrette.