On those days when there is barely enough time to make it to work without consequence, consider this hearty 21 Day Fix-approved arugula salad with chicken recipe. With only five ingredients, this well-rounded salad can be made in minutes! It features crisp, peppery arugula, chicken and black beans for protein, and creamy avocado for a little healthy fat. The end result is one satisfying meal you can have for lunch or dinner. Finish with a squeeze of fresh lime or lemon, or a drizzle of balsamic vinaigrette.
Really in a hurry? Grab your chicken, a can black beans, an avocado, a handful of cherry tomatoes, and a bag of arugula; toss them all in a thermal lunch bag and go. This recipe is so easy it can quickly be composed on a lunch break, with plenty of time left over to sit and enjoy the delicious, healthy meal you’ve made. Every day is a good day for easy. Looking for more healthy salads? Check these out!
For those using the Portion Fix containers, this salad uses 1 green, ½ yellow, 1 red, and 1 blue container.
Arugula Salad with Chicken and Black Beans
Chicken and black beans add protein and fiber, and avocado adds healthy fats to make this arugula salad with chicken a satisfying meal for lunch or dinner.
- 1½ cups fresh arugula
- 4 oz cooked chicken breast boneless, skinless, sliced
- 1/2 cup canned black beans
- ¼ cup chopped tomato
- ¼ medium avocado chopped
Place arugula in a medium serving bowl.
Add chicken, beans, tomato, and avocado; toss gently to blend.
Top with your favorite dressing and enjoy!
Nutritional Information (per serving) Not including dressing:
Total Fat: 12 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Cholesterol: 101 mg
Sodium: 876 mg
Carbohydrates: 27 g
Fiber: 12 g
Sugar: 1 g
Protein: 42 g
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Photos and recipe by Amanda Mexiner.