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BLT Balsamic Chicken Avocado Salad

BLT Balsamic Chicken Avocado Feta Salad is a delicious twist to a BLT in a bowl! With a balsamic dressing that doubles as a marinade you won't even miss the bread in this mega loaded salad.
Weight Watchers Smart Points: 12 per serve
Servings: 4
Author: Karina - Cafe Delites

Ingredients

Balsamic Dressing / Marinade:

  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons water (or more oil if you wish)
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4-1/2 teaspoon salt (adjust to your tastes)
  • 4 skinless and boneless chicken thigh fillets (or breast fillets)

Salad:

  • 5 ounces |150g bacon , diced and trimmed of all fat
  • 8 cups mixed salad lettuce leaves (or Romaine | Cos lettuce leaves)
  • 2 tomatoes , chopped
  • 1 red onion , thinly sliced
  • 1 avocado , sliced
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • extra Italian seasoning
  • salt and pepper , to taste

Instructions

  • Whisk balsamic dressing / marinade ingredients together until well combined. Pour 2-3 tablespoons into a shallow bowl. Add the chicken thighs and coat evenly. Season with salt and pepper; set aside for 10 minutes while the frying bacon.
  • Fry bacon until crisp in a skillet over medium-high heat. Wipe pan over with paper towel.
  • Cook chicken fillets until crisp and cooked through (about 7 minutes each side).
  • Arrange all salad ingredients in a large bowl. Top with the bacon, chicken, avocado and sprinkle with feta, extra Italian seasoning and salt and pepper to your tastes. Drizzle with the remaining dressing, and serve.