Eye-Healthy Chicken Chopped Salad Recipe
This eye-catching, vitamin-packed salad makes a great addition to any outdoor lunch! Loaded with lutein and zeaxanthin, vitamin C, vitamin E and zinc — it will feed your eyes as well as your vision. Prepare it in a flash by using leftover chicken from your weekend barbeque.
Chicken Chopped Salad
(serves 1 as a main dish)
1 cup romaine lettuce, chopped in bite-size pieces
1 cup baby spinach
1 cooked chicken breast, sliced diagonally
1/2 cup frozen peas
1/2 orange pepper, diced
1/4 cup slivered almonds
1/2 orange, peeled then chopped
1/4 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
1 Tbsp curry powder
1 garlic clove, minced
juice from remaining half of orange
salt and pepper
Arrange ingredients on a plate or in a bowl. In a separate container, combine all dressing ingredients and stir until well-mixed. Drizzle dressing over top and serve.
About the Authors: Optometrists Dr. Barbara Pelletier and Dr. Laurie Capogna have co-authored books on eye nutrition, called Eyefoods: A Food Plan for Healthy Eyes and Eyefoods for Kids: A Tasty Guide to Nutrition and Eye Health. Both are chockful of easy, fun-to-make recipes, and you can order them at www.eyefoods.com .
Page updated July 2016