Foodie Tuesday: Chicken Tomatillo Salad

It’s that time again for another great meal suggestion from Go Folic!  We found this one in the Champions for Change Everyday Healthy Meals recipe guide.

Chicken Tomatillo Salad

Yield: 6 servings (1 cup per serving)

Prep time: 20 minutes


  • 1 cup husked and quartered tomatillos
  • 3 tablespoons light Italian dressing
  • 1 fresh Anaheim chili, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cups chopped, cooked chicken or turkey
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


  1. In a blender or food processor container, puree tomatillos with Italian dressing, Anaheim chili, and ground black pepper; set aside
  2. Combine all salad ingredients in a large bowl and toss
  3. Drizzle dressing over salad and toss well to coat
  4. Cover and chill for 20 minutes or make a day ahead to allow flavors to blend
  5. Serve on lettuce-lined plates or bowls.


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