Almond Chicken Salad with Creamy Honey cinnamon Dressing


Chicken SaladThis is a cousin to a Waldorf salad using grapes instead of apples and almonds instead of walnuts. Grapes are a colorful, sweet complement to chicken.

This salad is topped with a delightful dressing made with honey and cinnamon. You can use either mayonnaise or plain yogurt for the dressing base.

Almond Chicken Salad Recipe

For the Salad

2 cups cooked, diced seasoned chicken meat
1/2 cup slivered almonds
1/2 cup grated Swiss cheese
2 stalks celery, sliced
2 cups seedless red grapes, sliced in half
salad greens

For the Dressing

1/2 cup plain yogurt or mayonnaise
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon lemon juice
dash salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

1. Mix the dressing ingredients together. Whisk until smooth.
2. Place the chicken meat, almonds, cheese, celery, and grapes in a bowl. Add the dressing and stir together.
3. Arrange the greens on a plate. Top with chicken salad.

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