Chicken Salad Apple Sandwiches + More Lower-Carb Sandwich Swap Recipes
We've used a lot of different foods in place of sandwich bread, but until now, we've never tried APPLES. These sweet 'n savory sandwiches are here to change your snack game… Double up and add a side, and you’ve got lunch!
1/5th of recipe (1 sandwich): 99 calories, 3g total fat (0.5g sat. fat), 82mg sodium, 9g carbs, 1.5g fiber, 6g sugars, 8.5g protein
2 large Granny Smith apples
1 1/2 tbsp. fat-free plain Greek yogurt
1 1/2 tbsp. light mayonnaise
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
4 1/2 oz. cooked and finely chopped skinless chicken breast
2 tbsp. finely chopped red onion
1 tbsp. sweetened dried cranberries, chopped
1/4 oz. (about 1 tbsp.) chopped pecans
Cut apples into 10 round 1/4-inch-thick slices. (Discard seeds and cores.)
In a medium bowl, combine yogurt, mayo, garlic powder, and salt. Mix well. Add chicken, onion, chopped cranberries, and pecans, and stir to mix and coat.
Evenly divide chicken mixture among five apple rounds, and top with remaining five apple rounds to form the sandwiches.
MAKES 5 SERVINGS
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