πŸ— Simple Chicken Pesto “Salad”

Heya!

I wanted to share a recipe for a simple chicken salad that I have all the time! I really like it; there are only three ingredients, and it is really easy to make and great to have on hand!

Here are the ingredients:

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Ingredients:Β 

  • 1 can chunk chicken
  • about 1 Tbsp. pesto
  • about 1 Tbsp. mayonnaise

Some of the measurements are rough because the pesto that I use comes in cubes, because we make pesto ourselves, put it in ice cube trays, and put it in the freezer. The amount of pesto that I use per one can of chicken is around the size of one ice cube, which I am assuming is approximately one tablespoon!

The mayo can also be added to taste. If you feel like a more creamy chicken salad, you can add more; if you want it a bit drier, you can add less.

Directions:Β 

Put the chicken from the can (drained, if there is any excess liquid) into a large container and mix around with a fork.Β This usually breaks up the chicken and makes it a texture as if it has been shredded.

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Then add the mayonnaise and pesto. Mix around until it is well incorporated. And that’s it! Store it in the fridge if you don’t eat all of it at once!

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I love to eat this recipe in many different ways; you can eat it alone or with some bruschetta on top of a cracker or bread, with some cheese on a grilled sandwich with some tomato soup on the side, or with whatever else you may want it!

I just love the taste of the chicken and the pesto together! I hope you like it, too!

Happy chicken shredding!

Love,

Bee 🐝

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