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Italian Style Chicken Salad

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  Frozen french style green beans/1 can, 16 ounce green beans, drained 10 Ounce, cooked and drained (1 Package)
  Italian salad dressing 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chicken breasts 3 Large, cooked and chilled
  Mayonnaise 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Whipping cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), whipped
  Diced celery 1 Cup (16 tbs), diced
  Lettuce cups 3
  Mayonnaise/Salad dressing 2 Tablespoon (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Capers 2 Teaspoon, drained
  Tomato slices 6
  Ripe olives 6
  Hard cooked eggs 2 , quartered

In small bowl, combine green beans and Italian salad dressing.
Chill several hours, stirring occasionally.
Cut 3 thin slices of meat from chicken breasts and reserve for garnish.
Cube remaining chicken.
Gently fold the 1/2 cup mayonnaise into whipped cream.
Fold cubed chicken, celery, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and dash pepper into mayonnaise-whipped cream mixture.
Chill thoroughly.
Place lettuce cups on serving platter.
To assemble salads, spoon chilled chicken mixture into lettuce cups.
Arrange reserved chicken slices and a dollop of mayonnaise atop salad mixture; sprinkle with drained capers.
Drain green beans; arrange on platter between filled lettuce cups.
Garnish with tomato slices, ripe olives, and hard-cooked egg wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2214 Calories from Fat 1498

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 167 g256.8%

Saturated Fat 31.4 g157.1%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 918.6 mg306.2%

Sodium 2468.5 mg102.9%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g12.9%

Dietary Fiber 11.2 g44.7%

Sugars 20.9 g

Protein 121 g242.1%

Vitamin A 88.2% Vitamin C 44%

Calcium 27.1% Iron 36.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Italian Style Chicken Salad Recipe