Healthified Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Yogurt is so versatile! It adds a healthy dose of protein to this recipe for chicken salad sandwiches – from our friends at Eat Better America.

Prep Time: 10 min
Start to Finish: 20 min
makes: 4 servings

1 cup chopped cooked chicken breast
1/3 cup chopped cored apple or finely chopped celery
1 hard-cooked egg, peeled and chopped
2 tablespoons Yoplait® plain fat-free yogurt
2 tablespoons light mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
8 slices whole wheat bread
4 leaf lettuce or romaine leaves
1 medium tomato, thinly sliced
1/2 of a small cucumber, thinly sliced (about 3/4 cup)

1. In a medium bowl, stir together chicken, apple, and egg. Add yogurt, mayonnaise, salt, and pepper; stir to combine.*

2. Top half of the bread slices with lettuce leaves. Add tomato slices, cucumber slices, and some of the chicken mixture to each sandwich. Top with remaining bread slices. Cut each sandwich in half to serve.

3. *Make-Ahead Directions: If desired, cover and chill the chicken mixture for up to 4 hours before assembling sandwiches.

Nutritional Information
1 sandwich: Calories 230 (Calories from Fat 65); Total Fat 7g (Saturated Fat 1g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 85mg; Sodium 480mg; Total Carbohydrate 26g (Dietary Fiber 4g, Sugars 6g); Protein 19g

Reprinted with permission.


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