Strawberry Poppy Seed Salad with Chicken In this healthy copycat of a takeout salad favorite we combine precooked (or leftover) chicken and poppy seed dressing with fresh greens, strawberries and goat cheese for an easy throw-together meal that’s ready in 10 minutes.

active: 10 mins
total: 10 mins
Servings: 2


  • 4 cups mixed salad greens
  • 1 cup diced cooked chicken
  • 4 large strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1 ounce goat cheese, crumbled (1/4 cup)
  • 3 tablespoons poppy seed dressing (see Tip)
  • ¼ cup chopped toasted pecans (Optional)


    Step 1

    Place greens, chicken, strawberries and goat cheese in a large bowl. Add dressing and toss to coat. Sprinkle with pecans, if desired.


Tip: Look for a store-bought salad dressing that’s low in sodium and added sugar.


Or, make your own easy homemade poppy seed dressing.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2 cups Per Serving: 265 calories; protein 18.3g; carbohydrates 14.5g; dietary fiber 3.4g; sugars 9.1g; fat 14.8g; saturated fat 3.6g; cholesterol 56.3mg; vitamin a iu 3197.3IU; vitamin c 49mg; folate 139.9mcg; calcium 91.7mg; iron 2.1mg; magnesium 33.3mg; potassium 429.8mg; sodium 422.6mg; thiamin 0.1mg; added sugar 5g. Exchanges:

2 fat, 2 lean-protein, 1/2 fruit, 1/2 high-fat protein, 1/2 vegetable


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