Green Green Green! This Super Green Honey Mustard Salad is chock-full of super healthy green leafy vegetables! We’ve packed it with romaine, kale, and arugula, along with avocados, tomatoes, corn, and red onions. You could even throw in some spinach if you want more green. Chicken breasts and turkey bacon add necessary protein, while a homemade honey mustard dressing gives it amazing flavor.
This salad is a complete and healthy meal in and of itself. It’s perfect to take for a lunch…just be sure to keep the dressing on the side!
Yields: 6 servings | Serving Size: 1 cup | Calories: 305 | Total Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 471mg | Carbohydrates: 24g | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 17g | Protein: 12g | SmartPoints: 11
- 1/3 cup honey
- 3 tablespoons whole grain mustard
- 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
- 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 2 raw skinless and boneless chicken breasts, cut into strips
- 1 cup Romaine lettuce, chopped
- 1 cup kale, chopped
- 1 cup baby arugula
- 1 large tomato, cut into wedges
- 1 large avocado, pitted, peeled, and sliced into stripes
- 1/4 cup corn kernels
- 1/4 cup red onion, cut into extra thin slices
- 4 strips nitrate free turkey bacon, cooked and minced
Whisk together honey, whole grain mustard, Dijon mustard, olive oil, and garlic. Pour half of the mixture into a shallow dish over the sliced chicken breast. Cover and refrigerate for two hours. Refrigerate second half of mustard mix to use as salad dressing.
After two hours have passed, heat a nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Cook chicken until cooked through and no pink remains. Set aside.
In large bowl, toss together romaine, kale, spinach, and arugula with a few tablespoons of reserved mustard dressing. Separate into serving bowls and top with tomato, avocado, corn, onion, bacon, and cooked chicken. If desired, drizzle with additional dressing.
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