Sassy Salad with Peanut Sauce

Sassy Salad with Peanut Sauce

A healthy salad with a kick! The peanut sauce is truly unique thanks to Betsy’s Best Gourmet Peanut Butter. Serve with chicken or salmon for some extra protein or to make it a full meal.

  • 1 package/container lettuce of choice
  • ½ cup shredded carrots
  • 2 Tbsp chopped nuts of choice
  • ½ cup red sweet pepper, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup Betsy’s Best Gourmet PeanutAlmond or Seed Butter
  • 3 Tbsp water
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • 1 Tbsp vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp gluten-free soy sauce (or tamari sauce)
  • 1 Tbsp sugar (or honey)
  • 1 tsp ginger, minced
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp Sriracha chili sauce

Add lettuce to large salad bowl. Add carrots, nuts and peppers to salad and toss to combine. Set aside.

Peanut Sauce:

In a bowl, whisk together Betsy’s Best and water. Add remaining wet ingredients and whisk well. Add sugar, ginger and Sriracha until incorporated. Sauce consistency should be not too thick or too runny. Pour peanut sauce over entire salad and toss to distribute evenly. Serve immediately.

Add some fun to your salad rotation with this sassy salad and penny sauce recipe.

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Chicken Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

Chicken Salad Stuffed Tomatoes

There is nothing “stuffy” about Betsy’s Best chicken salad stuffed tomatoes. Reinvent the traditional chicken salad and give it a kick with your favorite Betsy’s Best Gourmet Nut or Seed Butter. Stuffed in a juicy tomato keeps it not only healthy but a beautiful presentation to a traditional dish.

Stuffed Tomato Ingredients:

2 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

6 oz. chicken, shredded (or chopped hard-boiled eggs, tuna, tofu or walnuts)

¾ cup boiled or canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained

½ cup plain Greek yogurt

2-3 Tbsp honey mustard

½ tsp cumin

½ tsp chili powder

½ tsp paprika

1/8 tsp cayenne or chipotle chili pepper

Salt and pepper, to taste

3-5 small tomatoes (or head of lettuce/loaf whole-wheat bread)

Step By Step Chicken Salad Stuffed TomatoesRecipe Directions:

Step 1Mix all ingredients except tomatoes in a large bowl.

Step 2: Spoon into airtight container and put in refrigerator.

Step 3: Cut a small circle in top of tomato and remove.

Step 4: Scoop out inside of tomato and discard.

Step 5: Stuff tomato with refrigerated filling. Repeat to stuff other tomatoes.

Idea! Can also be served over a bed of lettuce or as a sandwich on whole-wheat bread.

Step 6: Enjoy your chicken salad stuffed tomatoes!

Betsy’s chicken salad stuffed tomatoes recipe is a favorite in her home. The chicken salad is also great in a lettuce wrap or placed on top of sliced cucumbers!

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Zesty Almond Butter Chicken Salad

Zesty Almond Butter Chicken Salad

If your looking for your favorite new chicken salad recipe, you can stop your search right here. Combining zesty and Betsy’s Best Gourmet Almond Butter just works in this delicious recipe. Great for lunch or dinner this chicken salad satisfies your appetite and your tastebuds, while keeping it healthy.

Salad Ingredients:

2 T Betsy’s Best Cinnamon Almond Butter

¾ cup chicken, shredded

¾ cup boiled or canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained

½ cup Greek plain yogurt

2-3 Tbsp honey mustard

½ tsp cumin

½ tsp chili powder

½ tsp paprika

1/8 tsp cayenne (or chipotle Chile pepper)

Sea salt, to taste

1 loaf of bread of choice (or head of lettuce for lettuce cups)

Step By Step Chicken Salad Recipe Directions:

Step 1: Mix all ingredients together and store in refrigerator in airtight container.

Step 2: Spread between two toasted slices of bread or place salad spread in a lettuce cup and fold like a burrito.

Step 5: Enjoy your almond butter chicken salad!

Prepare and serve this zesty almond butter chicken salad recipe at your next luncheon.  It sure to please the healthiest appetites.

Did you know Betsy is a registered Dietitian? Read her blogs posts about the health benefits of natural almond butter.

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