Chicken, Grape, and Walnut Salad

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Chicken, Grape, and Walnut Salad

Chicken, Grape, and Walnut Salad


Ingredients

  • 1 cup seedless red  or green grapes or both, halved
  • 1  rotisserie chicken  or 2 poached chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise & 1/4  cup sour cream or 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt  (for a lighter option)
  •  3 tablespoons finely chopped chives
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup walnuts (slightly mashed)
  • 2 ounces blue cheese, crumbled  
  • 1 garlic clove, minced

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, mash together Mayonnaise, sour cream  (or just yogurt ) and cheese with a fork. Stir in chives and garlic, season with salt and pepper.  Combine the chicken, walnuts and grapes in a bowl and toss with dressing. Adjust  seasoning.
This recipe can be used as a spread to enjoy with crackers, tossed with salad greens for a well balanced salad or even between bread for a modern day twist on the classic  chicken salad sandwich.  Add cubed Granny smith Apples for extra flavor.