Chicken Salad Balsamic


The contrasting flavors of sweet apple, crunchy walnuts, savory chicken and tangy balsamic vinaigrette meld beautifully in this simple to prepare chicken salad.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
4 to 6 servings


  • 3 cups diced cold, cooked chicken

  • 1 cup diced apple

  • ½ cup diced celery

  • 2 green onions, chopped

  • ½ cup chopped walnuts

  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • 5 tablespoons olive oil

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large bowl, toss together the chicken, apple, celery, onion and walnuts.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar and oil and pour over the salad. Season with salt and pepper to taste and mix well. Let rest 10 to 15 minutes, mix again and chill.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

335 Calories
27g Fat
6g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 335
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 34%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 58mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 30mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 227mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.