Chicken, Bacon and Avocado Salad with Sweet Vidalia Onion Dressing

Prepare time: 15 min
Cook: 00 min
Ready in: 15 min

Ingredients

  • 4-6 cups lettuce
  • 4 strips of bacon, cooked til crisp and chopped
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sunflower seeds

  • 2 cooked boneless skinless chicken breasts OR 2 cups cubed or shredded chicken

vidalia onion dressing

  • 1 medium vidalia onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup honey or more to taste
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/3 cup fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste

  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons mayo (optional, to thicken the dressing)

chicken marinade (optional)

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  1. If using the chicken marinade, combine all marinade ingredients in a bowl, add chicken and toss to coat, cover and chill for 30 minutes. Bake or grill until cooked through, chop and set aside.
  2. Combine dressing ingredients in a food processor or quality blender, pulse until smooth.

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