Walnut, Quinoa and Ranch Chicken Salad

Walnut Ranch Quinoa Chicken Salad Bowl
Total Time
5 Mins
Serves
1
Meal
Course

DESCRIPTION

Starting with ingredients that are easy to keep at your desk, this salad can be stirred together very quickly.

Total Time

Prep Time
5 Mins
Cook Time
0 Mins
Total Time
5 Mins

Nutrition

Calories
482 cal
Total Fat
26 g
Saturated Fat
3 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat
12 g
Monosaturated Fat
4 g
Cholesterol
29 mg
Sodium
861 mg
Carbohydrates
37 g
Dietary Fiber
6 g
Total Sugars
7 g
Added Sugars
0 g
Protein
23 g
Vitamin D
0 mcg
Calcium
66 mg
Iron
3 mg
Potassium
390 mg

Ingredients

  • 1 (4.2 ounce) container cooked quinoa

  • 1 (1.5 ounce) cup light ranch dip

  • 1/2 can (2.5 ounces) chicken breast meat

  • 1/4 cup cherry tomato wedges

  • 3 tablespoons walnuts, toasted and coarsely chopped

  • 2 tablespoons ranch flavored kale chips

  • Optional:

    1/3 cup diced cucumber

    1/3 cup minced red onion

    1/3 cup sliced ripe olives

    1/4 cup bacon bits

Preparation

  1. Stir together couscous and ranch dip in a medium bowl.

  2. Lightly stir in chicken, tomatoes and walnuts.

  3. Top with a small handful of diced cucumber, red onion, olives and bacon bits for extra crunch and flavor, if desired.