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Guacamole Chicken Salad

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Leftover chicken comes to life smothered in a deconstructed guacamole!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Leftover Cooked Chicken, Cubed Or Shredded
  • ⅓ cups Whole Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 3 Tablespoons Salsa Verde (or A 4-ounce Can Of Diced Green Chiles)
  • 1 whole Green Onion, Chopped
  • ¼ cups Fresh Chopped Cilantro
  • ¼ cups Crumbed Cotija Or Feta Cheese
  • ½ whole Avocado, Pitted, Peeled, And Diced
  • ½ whole Lime, Juiced
  • 1 pinch Salt To Taste
  • 1 pinch Cumin (a Generous Pinch)

Preparation

In a medium bowl combine the chicken, yogurt, salsa verde, onion, cilantro, and Cotija cheese. Mix thoroughly. Gently fold in the avocado. Add the lime juice, salt, and cumin and stir again gently. Taste and adjust seasonings if necessary.

Serve wrapped in a tortilla, in a pita, with chips, or over salad greens. Or by itself.

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pvfrompv on 9.14.2012

Glad this was featured – wasn’t sure what to have for dinner, then this. I had everything on hand (except for the yogurt, subbed mayo)and….it was a hit. My husband didn’t even add his usual Tabasco (I swear it goes on everything but his cereal). So easy to put together and a nice blend of flavors. Thank you for a great mid-week addition to the rotation!

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lesliepie on 9.12.2012

I made this for dinner tonight since I had the ingredients on hand. YUM! I did forget to throw in the cotija, but it was still delicious without. A very nice light and healthy dinner. It was nice and creamy.

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