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May 9, 2012

California Gardein "Chicken" Salad

Ronnen's easy recipe is an elegant spin on an old-fashioned dish

Tal Ronnen, author of The Conscious Cook

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Serves 8

1 cup (225g) vegan mayonnaise
2 teaspoons rice vinegar
Juice of 1 lime
1 tablespoon agave nectar (a sweetener found in the baking section of many grocery stores)
1 cup (225g) champagne grapes
3 stalks celery, diced 1/4 inch
2 pounds (900g) Gardein or other meatless chicken-style strips (check the freezer section of your supermarket/health food shop), thawed and coarsely pulsed in a food processor or chopped by hand
3/4 cup (170g) walnuts, toasted and coarsely chopped
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Place all of the ingredients in a large bowl and toss gently to combine.

Serve on your bread of choice.

Recipe courtesy of Tal Ronnen, vice president of culinary innovation for Garden Protein International.

For more Gardein™ recipes, visit gardein.com.


All figures are per serving (assumes 8 servings, not including bread or added salt).

Calories: 337
Fat: 79 g
Carbs: 11 g
Fiber: 1 g
Protein: 12 g
Sodium: 343 mg

Read more from the Guide to Meat-Free Meals