Blueberry Salad with Grilled Chicken

30 minutesServes 4
Blueberry Salad with Grilled Chicken

Ingredients

  • 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tsp kosher salt, divided
  • ½ tsp freshly ground pepper, divided
  • 1 ½ c fresh blueberries, divided
  • ¼ c extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tbsp white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 8 oz baby spinach/spring mix blend (about 8 c)
  • 4 oz goat cheese, crumbled
  • ¾ c roasted, salted almonds, chopped
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Our Favorite Way To Serve It Up

We put these blueberries in a blender to incorporate more blueberry flavor into the salad. We leave the blueberry chunks in the dressing, which makes the dressing a little coarser. But you can strain the blueberry chunks out of the dressing for a more refined salad dressing.

Directions

Heat a grill or grill pan to medium high heat. Sprinkle chicken with ¾ tsp salt and ¼ tsp pepper. Add chicken to grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill 6-7 minutes per side or until well-marked and internal temperature is 160°F. Remove chicken from grill and let stand 10 minutes before slicing.

Combine ½ c blueberries, oil, vinegar, honey, remaining ¼ tsp salt and remaining ¼ tsp pepper in blender or mini food processor; blend for 1 minute or until blueberries are finely chopped and dressing is thickened.

Place greens in a large bowl and drizzle with dressing. Sprinkle with remaining 1 c blueberries, goat cheese and almonds. Top with sliced chicken.