chicken pesto salad wrap recipe

Pesto Chicken Salad Wrap - Paleo

Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 326kcal
Author: Lisa MarcAurele
A simple chicken salad that whips up in a jiffy. Using cabbage or lettuce leaves makes it low carb and paleo friendly. And it packs well in a lunch bag for work. 
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Ingredients

  • 2 cups chicken cooked and cubed
  • 1/2 cup basil pesto
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup celery chopped (about 2 ribs)
  • salt and pepper to taste

Homemade Basil Pesto

  • 2 cups basil leaves
  • 2 teaspoons garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons pecans toasted and cooled

Optional

  • tomato slices
  • avocado slices
  • cucumber slices
  • cheese for non-paleo

Instructions

  • Prepare homemade pesto by combining all the basil pest ingredients in a food processor or blender until smooth.
  • Add chicken, pesto, mayonnaise, celery, salt, and pepper to medium bowl and stir until well combined.
  • To make a sandwich, place scoop of chicken salad on a lettuce or cabbage leaf and add any optional ingredients. Roll up and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 326kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 152mg | Potassium: 137mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 525IU | Vitamin C: 2.6mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 0.8mg

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