Cashew Avocado Chicken Salad


Try this chicken salad when you really want a treat! This recipe makes sandwiches - but it can be served over lettuce as an alternative.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
6 sandwiches


  • 4 cooked, boneless chicken breast halves, shredded

  • ¼ cup ranch salad dressing, or to taste

  • 1 ½ tablespoons chopped fresh dill

  • 1 cup cashews

  • 1 avocado - peeled, pitted and diced

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 12 slices bacon

  • 6 slices Swiss cheese

  • 12 slices bread, toasted


  1. In a large bowl, mix the cooked chicken, dressing, dill, cashews, and avocado. Season with salt and pepper. Cover, and chill in the refrigerator at least 30 minutes.

  2. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown; drain.

  3. Spread even amounts of the chicken mixture on 6 slices of toasted bread. Top each with 2 slices bacon and 1 slice Swiss cheese. Top with remaining bread slices to make sandwiches.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

689 Calories
42g Fat
38g Carbs
41g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 689
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 42g 53%
Saturated Fat 13g 63%
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 1214mg 53%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 41g
Vitamin C 4mg 21%
Calcium 330mg 25%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 587mg 12%

* 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.