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Black Bean Chicken Salad

Rated as 4.27 out of 5 Stars

"A refreshing mix of beans, garden veggies and chicken is tossed with a light lime vinaigrette in this satisfying salad that's sure to be a winner on hot summer days! Jean Ecos of Harland, Wisconsin shared the recipe."
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20 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. In a large serving bowl, combine the lettuce, chicken, beans, tomatoes, green pepper, onion and cheese. In a blender or food processor, combine the vinaigrette ingredients; cover and process until smooth. Pour over salad and toss to coat.


  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (2 cups salad with 2 tablespoons vinaigrette) equals 298 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 672 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 10 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 starch.


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Every time I make this I get compliments. My childen gobble it up, and we fight over the leftovers. I love the lime taste, though lemon is 'okay' if you don't have any lime. I am giving this ...

I love this salad. The vinaigrette is outstanding. Because I had so much leftover from a Costco rotisserie chicken, I used a bit more meat than recipe called for. Also, I totally forgot about...

This was very good. I made it for our girls night tonight. I doubled the dressing though for the amount of lettuce etc. I did do as past reviewer and add cumin and more chili powder. Next time I...

This salad was pretty tasty, but seemed to be missing something...I couldn't quite figure out what, though. I didn't have quite a full 1/2 cup of cheese, that may be what was missing. The vinaig...

My husband and 4 year old son really liked this recipe. I thought it was just ok. It needed more "taste" I thought. The vinaigrette took longer than I anticipated- mincing 1/2 cup cilantro is...

This was really good. Instead of making the salad as is, I just cut up the ingredients needed and let people make their own, since people like some things and not others. I used green onions ins...

This was really a great meal and easy with a rotisserie chicken i grabbed on my way home from work. I definitely agree with the review that suggests cumin in the dressing as it does add extra f...

I usually add a can of kernel corn, but otherwise I make it as it is. I have made it several times and its a favorite.

This was Fantastic !! i loved the vinagrette !! i did it with red beans ..i didnt have cheddar cheese so i actually tossed on top some pistachio for a little texture and a salty crunch..i added ...