This is a main dish salad, a salad with chicken and cheese.  Chicken and cheese can turn many side salads into main dish salads.  This is a very good salad.


2 large apples, not peeled but cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2 cup slivered almonds
1/2 cup mild cheese such as mozzarella or provolone cut into small cubes
2 stalks celery, sliced
1 large chicken breast, sautéed and cut into strips
salad greens

For the dressing

1/2 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon prepared Dijon mustard
1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon chopped parsley


  1. Make the dressing first.  Mix the sour cream, honey, mustard, lemon juice, and parsley together until it is smooth.  Set in the refrigerator to chill.
  2. Toss the apple pieces, almonds, cheese cubes, celery slices, and chicken pieces together.  Mix in the salad dressing.  Serve on salad greens.


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