Spinach Salad with Chicken, Avocado, and Goat Cheese

"Great salad with chicken, avocado, and goat cheese."

  • Prep time: 20 Minutes
  • Ready in 20 Minutes

Ingredients

  • Salad:
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 8 cups chopped spinach
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken
  • 1 large avocado - peeled, pitted, and sliced
  • 1/2 cup corn kernels
  • 1/3 cup crumbled goat cheese
  • Salad Dressing:
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 pinch salt and ground black pepper to taste

Directions

  • Heat a small skillet over medium-high heat. Toast pine nuts in hot skillet until lightly browned and fragrant, 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Put spinach into a large salad bowl; top with pine nuts, tomatoes, chicken, avocado, corn kernels, and goat cheese.
  • Beat white wine vinegar, olive oil, and Dijon mustard together in a small bowl until smooth; season with salt and pepper. Drizzle dressing over the salad and toss lightly to coat.

Nutritional Information

  • Total Fat: : 31.8g
  • Saturated Fat: : 31.8g
  • Sodium: : 31.8g
  • Potassium: : 31.8g
  • Total Carbohydrates: : 31.8g
  • Dietary Fiber: : 31.8g
  • Protein: : 31.8g
  • Sugars: : 31.8g
  • Vitamin C: : 31.8g
  • Iron: : 31.8g
  • Niacin: : 31.8g
  • Magnesium: : 31.8g

Footnotes

  • Cook's Notes:
  • Feta cheese can be used in place of goat cheese.
  • You can use fresh, canned, or frozen corn kernels.
  • Depending on your personal tastes, you may find you prefer less than the full amount of dressing on your salad. Add a little at a time until you're happy with it.