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Sometimes even salads can use a healthy spin. Ever seen a “Pittsburgh Salad,” where greens are topped with grilled steak or chicken and plenty of French fries? Our friends at Applegate have slimmed that bad boy way down using crisp, roasted potatoes, which get even tastier as they soak up the mustardy shallot dressing.

For Today’s Step, try this Pittsburgh Salad variation with our Organic Spring Mix and Applegate Grilled Chicken Strips. With ingredients as clean as these, you can ensure your salad doesn’t come with a side of guilt. Got fresh thoughts on how to make salads healthier? Share your ideas in the Comments section below!

How does this salad help make Every Cart Count? By choosing organic ingredients, you’re supporting Earth-friendly farming methods that protect the land as well as the people who work in or live near the fields. And with a main dish salad that’s this delicious and lighter on the meat, you reduce the resources required to produce the ingredients of your meal without scrimping on flavor or satisfaction.
 

  • Big Green Salad with Grilled Chicken and Roasted Potatoes
  • Serves 4
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  • Ingredients

  • SALAD: 
    2 pounds Red potatoes
    3 tablespoons Extra-virgin olive oil
    Salt and pepper
    5 ounces Earthbound Farm Organic Spring Mix (1 clamshell package)
    6 Radishes (thinly sliced)
    2 Earthbound Farm Organic carrots (thinly sliced)
    1/4 head Red cabbage (thinly sliced)
    1 pound Applegate Grilled Chicken Breast Strips (2 8oz packages, heated if desired)
     
    DRESSING:
    1 Small shallot (minced)
    1/4 cup Extra-virgin olive oil
    3 tablespoons White wine vinegar
    2 tablespoons Finely diced dill pickle
    2 tablespoons Grainy mustard
    1 teaspoon Sugar
    Salt and pepper
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  • Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 425°F. Cut each potato into 6 wedges and put into a mixing bowl. Drizzle with the olive oil and season well with salt and pepper. Roast, flipping potatoes halfway through, until golden brown and tender, 40-45 minutes.
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  • While potatoes roast, make the dressing and assemble the salad.
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  • To make the dressing, combine all the ingredients in a jar, seal tightly, and shake to combine.
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  • For the salad, put the spring mix, radishes, carrots, and red cabbage in a large mixing bowl and toss gently to combine. When the potatoes are ready, transfer them to a large serving platter, then top with the salad. Arrange the grilled chicken over the salad. Give the dressing a shake, then drizzle it over the chicken, salad and potatoes.
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  • Calories per serving: 600, Total Fat 31 grams, Cholesterol 100mg, Sodium 370mg, Carbohydrates 58 grams, Fiber 7 grams, Sugars 7 grams, Protein 27 grams.

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