Chicken Cranberry Salad

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This recipe is tailed made for the Christmas season. It's a great way to use up leftover chicken or even turkey. This recipe is adapted from one credited to elanaspantry.com.

Ingredients:

  • 2cups shredded chicken
  • 1cup slivered almonds
  • 1cup dried cranberries
  • 3 apples, sliced and chipped
  • 4cups mesclun
  • 1/2cup olive oil
  • 1/4cup balsamic vinegar (or apple cider vinegar)
  • 1/4t sea salt

Instructions:

  1. Place the almonds in a pan over low heat and toast them, while you core, slice and chop the apples.  Remove the almonds from the heat when they are lightly browned.
  2. In a large salad bowl, toss together chicken, warm almonds, cranberries, chopped apples and mesclun greens.
  3. Drizzle with olive oil and vinegar, toss, then sprinkle with salt. Done!