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The Honey Mustard Chicken Salad with Bacon is a symphony of flavors and textures that embodies the art of salad making. This dish is not just a meal; it’s an experience, combining the savory depth of chicken and bacon with the sweet and tangy vibrancy of honey mustard, all nestled among crisp greens and vegetables. It’s a testament to how a few carefully chosen ingredients can transform the humble salad into a gourmet delight. Ideal for a satisfying lunch, a light yet hearty dinner, or a standout dish at gatherings, this recipe promises to enchant your taste buds and leave a lasting impression on your culinary senses.

Ingredients:

For the Honey Mustard Dressing/Marinade:

  • 1/4 cup of honey
  • 1/4 cup of Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste

For the Salad:

  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 6 slices of bacon, cooked until crispy and chopped
  • 8 cups of mixed salad greens (such as romaine, arugula, and spinach)
  • 1 cup of cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1/4 cup of red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup of cucumber, sliced
  • 1/4 cup of crumbled feta or goat cheese (optional)
  • 1/4 cup of almonds or walnuts, toasted (optional)

Instructions:

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