Chicken Mesclun Salad Recipe

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Carla April 26, 2021

How To Make Chicken Mesclun Salad

Plant-based chicken, juicy pears, and sharp-spicy gorgonzola cheese is tossed with bright greens to yield this tasteful mesclun salad!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking:
Total: 15 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • cupsMorningstar Farms® Meal Starters™ Chik’n Strips
  • ½cupolive oil vinaigrette salad dressing
  • 2tbspfresh basil,chopped
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1large sweet onion
  • 1tspsugar
  • 1red pear
  • 6cupsmesclun,or torn mixed spring greens
  • ¼cupwalnut pieces
  • ¼cupgorgonzola cheese,crumbled

Instructions

  1. In small bowl stir together salad dressing and basil. Set aside.

  2. In large nonstick skillet heat 2 teaspoons of olive oil. Stir in onion and sugar. Cook over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown, stirring frequently.

  3. Stir in pear slices, Chik’n Strips, and remaining oil. Cook and stir for 1 to 2 minutes or until heated through.

To Assemble:

  1. Arrange the mesclun on 4 serving plates. Top with pear mixture.

  2. Sprinkle with walnuts and cheese. Drizzle with salad dressing mixture.

  3. Serve immediately, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 273.70kcal
  • Fat: 21.86g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.92g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.81g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 8.17g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.56g
  • Fiber: 3.12g
  • Sugar: 12.04g
  • Protein: 3.62g
  • Cholesterol: 6.33mg
  • Sodium: 121.00mg
  • Calcium: 91.51mg
  • Potassium: 311.09mg
  • Iron: 0.91mg
  • Vitamin A: 220.47µg
  • Vitamin C: 12.18mg
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