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Thursday, August 30, 2012

cucumber dill chicken salad in tomato cups

while my parents were visiting over the weekend, ryan and i made cucumber dill chicken salad for lunch.  in order to save a few calories, we served the chicken salad in tomato cups instead of on bread.

the fresh dill adds such a nice flavor to this chicken salad, and the tomato cups act as perfect little edible bowls.

cucumber dill chicken salad in tomato cups
adapted from yammie's noshery
prep time: 10-15 minutes
yields: 8 servings

3-4 chicken breasts, boiled
1 medium cucumber
1 small onion
3 stalks celery
1/2 cup fresh dill
3/4 cup mayonnaise
7-8 tablespoons sour cream
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
8 medium tomatoes

dice the chicken, cucumber, onion, and celery into small pieces.  in a large bowl combine all of the ingredients and mix well.  cut the tops off the tomatoes, and hallow out each tomato using a spoon or an ice cream scoop.  fill the tomatoes with the chicken salad mixture, and garnish with fresh cilantro.

love, laurie


Unknown said...

these look scrumptious and healthy too! I must try them this weekend! xo

Struemke Wellness said...

Oh goodness! This looks so yummy!!