The Chicken and The Egg Chopped Salad

Posted9/15/2011 6:00 AM

8 cups torn romaine lettuce, chopped

2 hard boiled eggs, chopped

4 ounces cooked chicken breast, chopped (see note)

1 large ripe tomato, unpeeled and chopped

cup sliced green onions

cup chopped Kirby cucumbers, unpeeled

cup chopped red, yellow or orange bell pepper, seeded

cup chopped carrots

1 cup seasoned croutons

cup Creamy Dijon Dressing (recipe follows)

Place all ingredients, except croutons and dressing, in a bowl. Chop croutons into smaller pieces and add. Drizzle with dressing. Toss well and serve.

Serves four.

Cook's note: Any type of chicken will work. We love roasted, poached, pan-fried and grilled.

@Recipe nutrition:Nutrition values per serving: 303 calories (32 percent from fat), 21 g fat (3 g saturated), 14 g carbohydrates, 4 g fiber, 15 g protein, 131 mg cholesterol, 325 mg sodium.