Basil, Pesto and Chicken Salad

Chicken, Tomato and Mozzarella Salad postTreat yourself to a delicious Italian-style chicken, basil and pesto salad. Filled with protein and proteins this gourmet salad is a tasty and healthy weekday meal option. Perfect if you are looking to get beach-body ready. 

Serves 2 

Cooking time: 15 mins

What You’ll Need: 


  • 1/4 cup; olive oil
  • 1/4 cup; white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons; Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon; garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon; fresh ground pepper


  • 2 each (6-ounce); chicken breast
  • Olive oil
  • To taste; salt and pepper
  • 1 (5-ounce) bag; ready-to-serve Italian blend, mixed greens
  • 1/2 cup; grape tomatoes, halved
  • 8 each; fresh mozzarella baby bocconcini
  • 1 1/2 (80g) bags of Fresh Gourmet® Basil Pesto Ciabatta Croutons

What To Do: 

  • In a small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients. Whisk until well blended. Refrigerate covered, until ready to use.
  • Brush both sides of chicken breasts with olive oil and salt and pepper to taste. Grill until internal temperature of chicken reaches 165°F. Remove from grill and let stand for 10 minutes. Slice into 1/4-inch pieces.
  • Mix greens, tomatoes, mozzarella and chicken with prepared dressing until well coated.
  • Move to serving plate. Top salad with Fresh Gourmet® Basil Pesto Ciabatta Croutons.

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