Roasted Chicken Salad with Avocado is a crowd pleaser any day of the week. Buy the rotisserie chicken ahead of time for a quick family dinner.

Ingredients:

  • Whole Chicken Roasted (*I absolutely cheat here and buy the rotisseries chicken from the deli in the grocery store, a HUGE aid in meal prepping in our family and they are DELICIOUS).
  • 8 cups lettuce
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 can garbanzo beans
  • 1 container of cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1/2 cup walnuts or pecan halves
  • 1 lemon
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup feta or blue cheese crumbles

Meal Prep:

  1. Debone chicken while still warm (makes it easier). Discard bones, shred meat and place in reusable container.
  2. Rinse garbanzo beans
  3. Chop lettuce.
  4. Slice Avocado.
  5. Chop cucumber into bite sized pieces.

Assembly:

  1. Layer 2 cups of lettuce.
  2. Layer 3/4 cup of shredded chicken.
  3. Layer 1/4 chopped cucumber.
  4. Layer 1/4 sliced avocado.
  5. Squeeze juice of 1/4 lemon over avocado.
  6. Layer nuts.
  7. Layer garbanzo beans.
  8. Layer cheese of choice.
  9. Place 2 tablespoons olive oil and salt and pepper in small sealed container. Toss over salad when ready to eat.
  10. Cover salad, shake to distribute dressing, and enjoy.

Nutritional information:

  • 661 Calories
  • 15 g net carbohydrates
  • 10 g fiber
  • 51 g fat
  • 31 g protein
  • Macros: 9% net carbs, 72% fats, 19% protein