Blueberry Almond Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

Blueberry Almond Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps
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Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council.
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Summary
Liven up that lunch bag and grab a boost of blue. You’ll be so happy you did when you bite into these creamy blueberry almond chicken salad lettuce wraps. Crispy, flavorful goodness that also fits into a diabetes friendly eating plan. Instead of mayonnaise, these wraps are yogurt-based to cut back on calories and fat—and not to mention an excellent source of vitamin A. Crunch away! 

This recipe brought to you by the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council, a proud supporter of the American Diabetes Association and Diabetes Food Hub.
  • Prep time
    10 min
  • Cook time
    20 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1/2 cup chicken per lettuce leaf; 2 lettuce leaves per serving
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1/2 cup chicken per lettuce leaf; 2 lettuce leaves per serving
  • Amount per serving Calories 260

  • Total Fat 6g
    • Saturated Fat 1g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 90mg
  • Sodium 350mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • Dietary Fiber 3g
    • Total Sugars 7g
    • Added Sugars 0g
  • Protein 39g
  • Potassium 590mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1/2 Fruit, 5 Lean protein

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Plain Nonfat Greek yogurt
    1/2 cup
  • fresh basil (chopped)
    1/4 cup
  • salt (kosher)
    1/2 tsp
  • black pepper
    1/4 tsp
  • cooked chicken (chopped)
    3 cup
  • blueberries
    3 cup
  • celery (chopped)
    1/2 cup
  • green onion (scallion) (chopped)
    1/4 cup
  • iceberg or bibb lettuce leaves
    8
  • almonds (sliced and toasted)
    2 tbsp
Directions

Directions

  1. In a bowl, combine yogurt, basil, salt and pepper until blended.

  2. Add chicken, blueberries, celery and scallions and toss until evenly coated.

  3. Arrange lettuce leaves on serving platter and top with chicken mixture, dividing evenly between lettuce leaves.

  4. Top with almonds.

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