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Strawberry Balsamic Chicken Salad

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This fresh and delicious strawberry balsamic chicken salad is the perfect light summer meal, and it takes just a few minutes to make!

Strawberry Balsamic Chicken Salad

Now that the weather is getting warmer, my dinner cravings have started to change. Instead of hearty soups and warm casseroles, now I’m craving fresh salads and anything grilled. It’s becoming more and more of a struggle to turn on the oven to cook dinner. I just want to be outside enjoying the warm weather! This strawberry balsamic chicken salad is the perfect summer meal. It’s quick and easy, doesn’t require heating up the oven, and tastes so fresh and delicious. By tossing together just a few simple ingredients, you can have a flavorful and delicious meal in no time. This time of year, there is so much fresh produce available, and it would be a shame not to enjoy it!

Strawberry Balsamic Chicken Salad

I used Marzetti® Simply Dressed® Balsamic Salad Dressing for my salad, and I love that it has just a few ingredients and is preservative free. The flavors in the dressing blend perfectly with the strawberries and gorgonzola in the salad. I love the combination of savory and sweet! Marzetti has a variety of Marzetti® Simply Dressed® Salad Dressings that complement the flavors in any salad. They’re available in the refrigerated produce section of your grocery store, next to the Marzetti® Classic dressings.

Strawberry Balsamic Chicken Salad

This salad would be perfect to bring to a summer barbecue. It also makes a tasty and light lunch or dinner. The salad itself can be made up to 24 hours in advance. Just add the dressing right before serving!

Strawberry Balsamic Chicken Salad

Strawberry Balsamic Chicken Salad

INGREDIENTS:

  • Marzetti® Simply Dressed® Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing
  • 4 cups spring mix
  • 1 large cooked chicken breast, cut into strips
  • 1 cup strawberries, sliced thinly
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup toasted almonds
  • 1/4 cup crumbled gorgonzola

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Assemble the salad by layering the spring mix, chicken breast, strawberries, celery, almonds, and gorgonzola.
  2. Top with balsamic dressing and enjoy!
  3. The salad can be prepared up to 24 hours in advance, with dressing added just before serving.

Strawberry Balsamic Chicken Salad

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The Marzetti® Brand. The opinions and text are all mine.

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