Chopped Greek Chicken Salad Recipe

Health Benefits

If you are thinking of something that will make your salads recipes with chicken different from other salad recipes, concentrate not only on what the taste would be but also on the health benefits you can get from it. For instance, you don’t just add lettuce because most salads recipes with chicken have lettuce, you are adding it because you have found out that it is a good source of vitamin A and it looks good and tastes good together with the chicken. This salad recipe with chicken is an excellent example of what I am trying to point out.Salads recipes with chicken contain vitamin B3, which is an effective preventive measure against Alzheimer’s disease and another age-related cognitive decline. It also has selenium which is an excellent antioxidant. The selenium induces DNA restoration in damaged cells and gets rid of abnormal cells. Salads recipes with chicken are also a good source of protein. Its protein content is essential in repairing and building muscle tissues, and also strengthening of the skin, hair, and avoiding bone loss in the elderly.In this salad recipe with chicken, it has lettuce on it, which is a good source of beta carotenes and vitamin A. It is also rich in vitamin K, which is needed in the bone metabolism. Like chicken, lettuce has its role in Alzheimer’s disease by reducing the neuronal damage in the brain.The tomatoes in salads recipes with chicken will help lower the risk of heart disease. It also has some effects on bone health because of its abundant supply of antioxidant. Although it is not yet established, tomatoes have some anti-cancer benefits as seen on some research and studies carried out for tomatoes.Cucumbers present in the salads recipes with chicken are known to have nutrients like vitamin c, manganese and beta-carotene. Research on cucumbers has shown that it has anti-cancer benefits. However, this study has not yet been proven in human testing. The preliminary stage of the study was carried out on animals.Research on the anti-cancer benefits of cucumber is still in its preliminary stage and has been restricted thus far to lab and animal studies.

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill or oregano chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper freshly ground
  • 6 cups romaine lettuce chopped
  • 2 ½ cups chicken breast cooked and chopped
  • 2 tomatoes medium size, chopped
  • 1 cucumber medium size, peeled, chopped and seeded
  • ½ cup red onion finely chopped
  • ½ cup ripe black olives sliced

Instructions:

  • In a large bowl whisk dill, salt, pepper, oil, garlic powder and vinegar.
  • Add chicken, lettuce, onion, feta, cucumber and tomatoes, toss to mix.

Suggested Serving:

  • The number of ingredients in this recipe will serve 4 individuals 3 cups each
  • Additional Information about the recipe:
  • Nutrients you will get per serving:
  • Calories 343
  • Fat 18 g
  • Cholesterol 89 mg
  • Carbohydrates 11 g
  • Protein 31 g
  • Fibre 3 g
  • Sodium 619 mg
  • Potassium 659 mg

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Susan C Lutz
 

Hi, My Name is Susan C Lutz From USA New York. I am a student at New York University. I Am Interested in Blogging Related Health, Weight Loss, Recipes, Back Pain, And Women Health-Related Issues.

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