Chicken Salad Apple Sandwiches + More Lower-Carb Sandwich Swap Recipes

Feb 27 2020
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!

Hungry Girl's Healthy Chicken Salad Apple Sandwiches Recipe

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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

Green Plan SmartPoints® value 2*
Blue Plan (Freestyle) SmartPoints® value 1*

Purple Plan SmartPoints® value 1*

Prep: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

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

Dash salt

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

Directions:

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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