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Pesto Avocado Chicken Salad

Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken salad
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 557 kcal

Pesto Avocado Chicken Salad swaps out the heavy mayonnaise for creamy avocado. Pesto adds flavor and lime juice brightens shredded chicken from precooked rotisserie chicken. 



  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 2 tablespoons pesto
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 cup cooked chicken shredded or chopped
  • Fine sea salt & freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 2 in croissant or brioche rolls cuthalf
  • 2 leafs Boston Bibb lettuce
  • 4 slices vine-ripened tomato
  • 4 red onion rings


  1. In a medium mixing bowl, mash avocado, pesto and lime juice together. Fold in chicken and season with fine sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste.
  2. Load each halved roll with lettuce, tomato and red onion. Generously spoon avocado pesto chicken salad between the two. Top with other half of bread.
  3. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Nutrition Facts
Pesto Avocado Chicken Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 557 Calories from Fat 405
% Daily Value*
Fat 45g69%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 56mg19%
Sodium 220mg10%
Potassium 1250mg36%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 14g58%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 1105IU22%
Vitamin C 29.8mg36%
Calcium 62mg6%
Iron 2.1mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.