Green Leaf Lettuce with Grilled Chicken, Black Olives, Red Bell Pepper and Balsamic Vinaigrette

4
Serves
225
Calories
18
Nutrients
19
Vitamins

Ingredients

1 tablespoon finely chopped shallots
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
8 cups green leaf lettuce , washed and torn into bite-sized pieces
1/2 cup sliced, large black olives
1 large red bell pepper , stemmed, seeded and diced

Cooking Instructions

For the balsamic vinaigrette:
1. Place the shallots and vinegar in a small mixing bowl and whisk to combine. Continue whisking and slowly add the olive oil. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
(This can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.)

For the grilled chicken:
1. Spray the grill grate with nonstick cooking spray and then preheat the grill to medium-high.

2. Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper.

3. Grill the chicken on both sides until it is cooked through, about 4 to 6 minutes per side depending on the thickness. Transfer the chicken breasts to a cutting board and let cool.
(The chicken can be grilled in advance and stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.)

For the green salad:
1. Slice the chicken breasts into strips and place them in a mixing bowl. Add the black olives, red bell pepper and half of the balsamic vinaigrette.

2. Place the lettuce in a separate salad bowl and toss it with the remaining vinaigrette. Arrange the chicken, black olive and red bell pepper mixture on top and serve.

Serving Size: 1 chicken breast with salad

Nutrition Information

Number of Servings: 4

Calories
225
Protein
29 g
Total Carbohydrate
9 g
Dietary Fiber
3 g
Soluble Fiber
1 g
Insoluble Fiber
2 g
Sugar
4 g
Total Fat
9 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Monounsaturated Fat
5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
1 g
Trans Fatty Acid (tfa)
0 g
Cholesterol
66 mg
Omega-3 Fatty Acid
0 g
Omega-6 Fatty Acid
1 g
Percent Calories from Protein
51 %
Percent Calories from Carbohydrate
15 %
Percent Calories from Fat
34 %

Vitamin A
5158 IU
Vitamin B1- Thiamin
0 mg
Vitamin B2 - Riboflavin
0 mg
Vitamin B3 - Niacin
13 mg
Vitamin B6
1 mg
Vitamin B12
0 mcg
Biotin
2 mcg
Vitamin C
100 mg
Vitamin D
14 IU
Folate
166 mcg
Vitamin E
3 IU
Vitamin K
7 mcg
Pantothenic Acid
1 mg
Calcium
78 mg
Iron
3 mg
Phosphorus
283 mg
Potassium
705 mg
Sodium
379 mg
Zinc
1 mg