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Grilled Nectarine and Butter Lettuce Salad with Bacon and Pistachios

In this recipe, the dressing, chicken and fruit may be prepared a day ahead and chilled in separate containers for up to one day. Just toss the ingredients together right before serving!


Yield: 6 servings

Preparation Time: 15 min; Cook Time: 15 min; Chill Time: 1 hour

Ingredients

Dressing:
1 California nectarine, peeled and pitted
3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
3 Tablespoons sherry or champagne vinegar
2 Tablespoons honey
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 California nectarines, peeled, pitted and cut into 8 slices
4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, slightly flattened*
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
8 cups butter lettuce, washed and torn, lightly packed
1/3 cup shelled pistachios
6 strips crisp, cooked bacon, crumbled
2 green onions, sliced

Nutrition Facts

Yield: 6 servings

Approximate Nutrient Content per serving:

Calories: 340
Calories From Fat: 171
Total Fat: 19g
Cholesterol: 60mg
Sodium: 440mg
Total Carbohydrates: 19g
Dietary Fiber: 3g
Protein: 24g

Please Note: Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements, products and brands used to prepare the recipe.

Directions:

Dressing:
Combine 1 nectarine, olive oil, sherry, honey, salt and cayenne pepper in a blender or food processor and puree until smooth. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

Place a well oiled grill rack over medium high heat and cook nectarine slices for a few minutes on each side until light brown in color. Remove from heat and set aside.

Season chicken with salt and pepper; place on grill and cook for about 5 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Let cool.

Place lettuce in a large salad bowl.

Cut chicken into bite size pieces and add to the salad with along with the pistachios, bacon and green onion.

Add dressing and toss to coat.

Add grilled nectarines and lightly toss again.

*For spicier flavor, sprinkle chicken lightly with cayenne pepper before cooking.

Courtesy of California Treefruit Agreement

Please note that some ingredients and brands may not be available in every store.

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