Arugula Salad With Chicken and Black Beans

Arugula Salad With Chicken and Black Beans

This arugula salad with chicken and black beans is a five-ingredient meal that rivals even the fanciest salad bars.

The trick to putting together a quick, healthy salad at home is to stock your fridge with ready-to-go toppings, such as lean proteins, fruits and veggies.

Special add-ins like nuts, seeds and croutons can be stored in glass jars in your pantry. That way you can always see what you have on hand.

When you have a pantry stocked with good-for-you ingredients, it makes it a lot easier to choose a healthy meal when the “hangry” hits.

The best part? This salad can be thrown together in minutes.

A bag of pre-washed arugula means you can skip the step of washing and spinning the greens. All you’ll need to do is give the fresh veggies a quick chop, add the chicken and beans.

This arugula salad recipe calls for pre-cooked chicken breast, which you can prepare however you’d like.

For the most time savings, we recommend investing time at the start of the week to batch-prep your proteins.

Simply roast chicken breasts in the oven, and you’ll have some on hand to use in a variety of recipes throughout the week.

This hearty arugula salad with chicken has only 5 ingredients and can be made in minutes. Black beans, and avocado make it a satisfying lunch or dinner.

This hearty arugula salad with chicken has only 5 ingredients and can be made in minutes. Black beans, and avocado make it a satisfying lunch or dinner.
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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.

Course Salad
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Servings 1 serving
Calories 371 kcal
Author Beachbody

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. Place arugula in a medium serving bowl.
  2. Add chicken, beans, tomato, and avocado; toss gently to blend.
  3. Top with your favorite dressing and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutritional Information does not including dressing.

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Arugula Salad with Chicken and Black Beans
Amount Per Serving (1 salad)
Calories 371 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 101mg 34%
Sodium 876mg 37%
Total Carbohydrates 27g 9%
Dietary Fiber 12g 48%
Sugars 1g
Protein 42g 84%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

This hearty arugula salad with chicken has only 5 ingredients and can be made in minutes. Black beans, and avocado make it a satisfying lunch or dinner.

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P90X/P90X2 Portions
1 Fat
1 Protein
½ Carb Legume/Tuber Carb
1 Vegetable

P90X3 Portions
1 Carb
2 Fats
2 Proteins

Body Beast Portions
1 Legume
2 Vegetables
2 Proteins
2 Fats

Portion Fix Containers
2 Green
1 Red
1 Blue
½ Yellow

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A great lunch option. Replace black beans with more veggies for dinner.

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This hearty arugula salad with chicken has only 5 ingredients and can be made in minutes. Black beans, and avocado make it a satisfying lunch or dinner.