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mayo and dairy-free chicken salad

avocado chicken sandwich

Yesterday’s classic minestrone soup was quite the hit, so how about another recipe with ingredients that anyone can find in any grocery store?

avocado

This easy chicken salad has only 5 ingredients and none of those five is mayonnaise, sour cream, or yogurt… no dairy and no mayo!

avocado chicken salad

Avocado Chicken Salad

All of the breast meat from a large rotisserie chicken, shredded or cubed
1/4 cup diced red onion
3 avocados
Juice from 1 lime
2 tablespoons fresh minced cilantro
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Place the chicken and red onion in a large bowl. Add the avocado and mash with a fork while stirring to combine.

chicken avocado salad

Add the lime juice and cilantro and mix together. Taste and season with plenty of salt and pepper.

Serve on lettuce leaves or pile high on sandwich bread or a bun.

Makes enough for about 4 sandwiches (piled high!)


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6 comments

1 Marissa { 04.08.14 at 10:15 AM }

This sounds like a great work lunch!

2 Betsy { 04.08.14 at 2:41 PM }

can’t wait to try this

3 dagmar { 04.08.14 at 3:55 PM }

I’ve been using avocado on sandwiches instead of mayo…I think it’s lower in calories, has healthy fats, and it’s better for you! Yummy looking salad, pinning now and making later!

4 Raechel Rosen { 04.08.14 at 4:41 PM }

Sounds great! Anymore crock pot recipes like the 2 ingredient beef, I make it every week now:)

5 Linda Hopkins { 04.08.14 at 7:15 PM }
6 Raechel Rosen { 04.09.14 at 7:52 PM }

Thanks Linda, will try these next!

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