Avocado and Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad Sandwich {Giveaway}

I was compensated by Tyson Foods to produce this post.

Can you believe it’s Memorial Day already?! I’m sure I sound like a broken record… but where did the time go?!

Even though Memorial Day is the “unofficial start to Summer,” there is still time to jump into action with the Tyson® Grilled & Ready® Countdown to a Better You Program. Now through June 21st (the official start to Summer) you can earn points for every Tyson® Grilled & Ready® product UPC code you redeem.

Let me break it down for ya – You buy the delicious products, you eat said delicious products, you get free stuff. Everyone’s happy.

Avocado and Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad Sandwich

To help get you on your way, Tyson Foods, makers of Tyson® Grilled & Ready® products is going to give one lucky I Wash You Dry reader a 6 month’s supply of their fantabulous products!! {keep reading to get to the giveaway}

My favorite Grilled & Ready® product is their fully cooked chicken breast strips. I use them all the time. I love the convenience of having fully cooked chicken breast at my disposal whenever the need arises. It’s easy to make healthy choices when the good stuff is right in front of you.

When I was younger I hated Chicken Salad. I’m sure it had something to do with the way it was presented to me. Canned chicken, loads of mayo, and… well, that should pretty much sum up why I hated it. I have a serious dislike for canned chicken. Sorry, but it screams “cat food” to me.  And let’s be honest, how can anything with a shelf life of nearly 5 years really taste that fresh?

Nowadays I make my Chicken Salad with freshly shredded chicken breast, but when I’m in a hurry and don’t want to bother with boiling or roasting chicken I reach for a bag of Tyson® Grilled & Ready® fully cooked chicken breast strips. I skip the mayo and opt for some rich and creamy plain Greek yogurt. This time to boost the creamy factor (without adding any guilt) I added some mashed up avocado to the mix.

Avocado and Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad Sandwich

This Avocado and Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad Sandwich is cool, creamy, bright and fun. Not to mention a healthier alternative to the classic mayo filled version. Perfect for keeping you on track to a happier, healthier, better you.

Now who wants to win a Six Month’s Supply of Tyson® Grilled & Ready® products??

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Avocado and Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad Sandwich

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe California Avocado, pitted and peeled
  • 3/4 cup plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 green onion, diced
  • 1 tsp fresh (or dried) dill, minced
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • pinch of pepper
  • 3 cups Tyson® Grilled & Ready® fully cooked chicken breast slices, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cup of diced celery
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 4 whole wheat ciabatta rolls
  • lettuce
  • tomato sliced

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl mash the avocado until smooth, then add in the greek yogurt, lemon juice, dill, garlic powder, green onion, salt and pepper, stir to combine.
  2. Gently toss the chicken, celery, and almonds in the avocado and greek yogurt mixture
  3. Prepare the ciabatta rolls (you can toast the rolls if you want) with lettuce and the sliced tomato. Divide the chicken salad mixture among the sandwiches.
  4. Enjoy.
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Comments

  1. We’re driving the family across country to see my best friend and her family!

  2. Enjoying having my kids home from college :)

  3. We aren’t doing anything too crazy this summer but plan on doing a lot of relaxing and soaking up the sun! This nice weather doesn’t come around often here in NY :)

  4. Family trip to Florida!

  5. D SCHMIDT says:

    We are planning to move across country but right now it is not going to plan.

  6. I just plan on enjoying the summer with my daughter! She’s at such a fun age now!

  7. barbara n says:

    My husband and I are planning a road trip from Florida to WNY

  8. Chicken salad looks fabulous!

  9. Summer vacation 2 weeks in Florida.

  10. We are taking a family vacation to Florida.

  11. Kimberly Smith says:

    I plan to spend time with my adult children this summer.

  12. TrishInFL says:

    My daughter is just graduating from VPK, and will be starting Kindergarten later this year! I’ll be spending as much time with her as I can :-)

  13. Heather Hayes Panjon says:

    Road Trip To Chicago This Summer!

  14. Christine says:

    I don’t yet have any fun plans, just ideas!!

  15. Marnely Rodriguez-Murray says:

    We’re working all summer – so hoping to get to the beach once or twice! :)

  16. My fun summer plans include eating my weight in this sandwich. Avocado chicken salad sounds TO DIEEEE for. And healthy, which is good since I am nowhere near bikini ready. Blame the cookies for that.

  17. Margene says:

    We plan to move 700 miles away! So it will keep me busy!

  18. Planning a driving vacation and a few weekend getaways to go four-wheeling.

  19. OMG ILOVE THIS.

  20. Most of my summer plans revolve around work, but I’m hoping to try out some fun summer recipes while the produce is in season!

  21. Shawn, you had me at Greek yoghurt. ;)

  22. Michelle Wright says:

    Alot of canoeing and camping for us this summer.

  23. We just returned home from Italy so that was our big trip this year!

  24. always lots of summer fun with my daughter! Hoping to get down to our shore house once repairs from Sandy have finished.

  25. So fun! I don’t care for avocados, but the grilling items might be fun!

  26. stacy h says:

    We plan on getting our garden in order!

  27. Family reunion in July!

  28. Lacey Burd says:

    So far I don’t have any plans. But my family tends to be pretty spontaneous, so who knows what the summer will hold :)

  29. Julie Raye says:

    just hanging out at home

  30. teaching tennis

  31. we’re going to the beach

  32. road trips!

  33. Kellie Rose Wilson says:

    Trip to California later this month! :)

  34. Just relaxing!

  35. Brenda Burgess says:

    We plan to go to Holy Hand in Florida

  36. Love this recipe! Anyone know how many calories are in it?

  37. Love this recipe! Anyone know how many calories are it?

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