Salads

Grilled Chicken Nectarine and Walnut Salad

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A simple and fast 10-minute salad is topped with Honey-Lime Marinated Grilled Chicken for a quick, cool, and healthy lunch or dinner. This Grilled Chicken, Nectarine and Walnut Salad is a forkful of summer in every bite!

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For the Dressing:
¼ cup olive oil
4 teaspoons lime zest, plus 2 tablespoons freshly-squeezed lime juice
4 teaspoons honey (or substitute with maple syrup)
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
For the Salad:
1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken tenders
2 nectarines, pitted and sliced
4 cups mixed greens
3 tablespoons walnuts, toasted and coarsely chopped
2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
Place all of the dressing ingredients in a jar, seal tightly with a lid, and shake vigorously until completely combined. Pour half of the dressing into a large zip-top bag. Add the chicken and toss to coat....
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Nutritions

Calories
304

Sodium
798mg
33% DV

Fat
19g
29% DV

Protein
12g
24% DV

Carbs
18g
6% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV

Not just your average chicken quesadilla recipe! Stuffed with sweet corn, zesty black beans, and sauteed peppers and onions, the cheesy, flavorful, Mexican-inspired meal is a family-friendly dinner for any night of the week. Garnish each plate with sour cream, salsa, guacamole, or pickled red onions, and serve the quesadillas with a side of tortilla chips, pico de gallo, and summer corn salad. It's a fast, fresh, and tasty supper!

1 T olive oil
1/2 sweet onion
1/2 red bell pepper
1 clove garlic
1 c cooked, chopped chicken
15.5 oz can black beans
1 c corn
3/4 t kosher salt
1/4 t cumin
1/4 t chili powder
1/4 t smoked paprika
ground black pepper ( to taste )
2 T chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
8 flour tortillas
1 c grated Monterey Jack cheese
1 c grated cheddar cheese
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  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, and garlic; cook until lightly browned, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low. Add the...
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Nutritions

Calories
1815

Sodium
2358mg
98% DV

Fat
130g
201% DV

Protein
56g
112% DV

Carbs
90g
30% DV

Fiber
18g
75% DV