Cheesy
Balsamic
Chopped Salad

Chopped salad in a bowl

Servings

4

Cal/serving

500

Protein/serving

33G

Total Cook Time

15MIN

Ingredients for Cheesy Balsamic Chopped Salad on a wooden countertop

Ingredients

  • 3 cups romaine and/or iceberg lettuce, chopped
  • 2 oz. Cache Valley® Monterey Jack Cheese, cut into ¼-inch cubes
  • 2 oz. Cache Valley® Mild Cheddar Cheese, cut into ¼-inch cubes
  • 1½ cups cooked chicken breasts, cut into ½-inch cubes
  • 1 tart green apple (such as Granny Smith), cored and diced
  • 4 slices thick-sliced applewood or hickory-smoked bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 3 tbsp. slivered basil leaves
  • ½ cup prepared balsamic salad dressing
  • ½ cup toasted walnuts or pecans, coarsely chopped

Steps

  • COMBINE lettuce, cheeses, chicken, apple, bacon and basil in large bowl; toss with salad dressing to coat.
  • DIVIDE salad among four plates, and sprinkle with nuts.