Salads

Fridge Fest Chicken Salad

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Tasty chicken salad can be made with ingredients found in the fridge, including pesto, cucumber, fresh mozzarella, and Miracle Whip.

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1/2 cup prepared pesto

1 cup Miracle Whip

4 cups chicken, shredded into bite-sized pieces

1/2 small red onion, diced

1/4 cucumber, seeded, thinly sliced

1 tomato, chopped

1/2 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely diced

1 hard boiled egg, chopped

1 medium ball fresh mozzarella, torn into bite-sized pieces

salt and pepper to taste
For the dressing, combine pesto and Miracle Whip in a small bowl. Set aside. In a large bowl, place chicken, onion, cucumber, tomato, jalapeno, egg and cheese. Stir to combine. Pour dressing over...
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Nutritions

Calories
418

Sodium
822mg
34% DV

Fat
17g
26% DV

Protein
16g
32% DV

Carbs
41g
13% DV

Fiber
4g
16% DV

Just like your favorite decadent spinach and artichoke dip, this cheesy Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole is rich, creamy, and full of garlicky flavor! With three different types of cheese, pasta, chicken, artichoke hearts, fresh spinach, Alfredo sauce, and a buttery Parmesan breadcrumb topping, this dish is an easy dinner that tastes like a special restaurant meal. Serve the casserole with a simple green salad and a side of garlic bread for the ultimate family supper!

4 oz dry penne pasta
15 oz jar Alfredo sauce
8 oz cream cheese
2 t minced garlic
2 T red wine vinegar
1 t grated lemon zest ( plus 1 T lemon juice )
1/4 t ground black pepper
2 c cooked shredded chicken
2 cans quartered artichoke hearts ( 14 ounces each )
2 c fresh baby spinach
1/2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3 c Italian seasoned panko breadcrumbs
1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese
1 T salted butter
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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish (such as 11 x 7-inch or deep 8-inch or 9-inch square); set aside.
  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water, according to...
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Nutritions

Calories
807

Sodium
843mg
35% DV

Fat
44g
67% DV

Protein
53g
107% DV

Carbs
43g
14% DV

Fiber
17g
70% DV