This BBQ Ranch Chopped Chicken Salad is hearty and makes a great meal. Full of black, beans, corn, chicken, and crispy greens, it’s both delicious and nutritious.
January = salads. Yes or no?
For me, it’s both yay and nay. I’m always game for diving into a great salad any time of year, and this month is no exception.
But chocolate is also a staple in my daily diet, and that’s not changing just because the calendar says it’s January.
Pretty much every day starts off with fueling my carb and chocolate addiction. If I’m nice and not naughty, the equation is carbs + chocolate = salad.
I’m a big fan of ending the day with a toothsome salad teeming with goodness…
This BBQ Ranch Chopped Chicken Salad is overflowing with allthegoodthings.
Good things like black beans, corn, tomatoes, cheddar, grilled chicken, and crispy Romaine.
If I somehow were organized enough to make those hip salads in a jar (as seen on Pinterest,) I’d eat this BBQ Ranch Chicken Salad every day. I’m not that organized. And I don’t own that many mason jars.
Luckily, this salad is easy enough to make a big batch, sans dressing, to nosh on for a few good lunches.
We’re pulling out the McCheaty for dressings today, perfect for busy weekdays.
I use my Sweet Baby Ray’s Honey BBQ Sauce and Hidden Valley Ranch. Feel free to use your own faves.
I’ve even spun things up and made BBQ Chopped Chicken Sandwiches out of this; incredibly delish!
Source: Chew Out Loud
Here are some other favorite healthy eats:
1. Black Bean Avocado Salad Dip. Is it a dip or a salad? That remains unanswered, but this recipe is too delicious to care. All my friends ask for this recipe; yours will too.
2. Tex Mex Chicken Burrito Bowl. Perfect meal in one for busy weeknights. The carbs, protein, and veggies are all combined into one delicious bowl.
3. One-Pan Tex Mex Quinoa. I love this dish. Refreshing, full of flavor, and crazy easy.
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