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Fiber-Rich Buckwheat Chicken Salad

High fiber links to weight loss and lower bodyweight, making buckwheat a functional and tasty addition to meal plans.
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buckwheat chicken salad

Makes 4 servings

Ready in 30 minutes

  • 1 cup buckwheat groats
  • 1 whole rotisserie cooked chicken breast, shredded (about 8 ounces)
  • 1 red bell pepper, finely diced
  • 1 cup broccoli florets, chopped
  • ¼ cup chopped red onion
  • ¼ cup fresh chopped dill
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1. Cook buckwheat according to package directions; set aside in large bowl to cool slightly.

2. While buckwheat cooks, combine chicken, red pepper, broccoli and all remaining ingredients in large bowl and mix until well-combined; stir in buckwheat. Cover and refrigerate until serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving): calories 258, total fat 5 g, saturated fat 1 g, trans fat 0 g, sodium 50 mg, carbs 35 g, fiber 5 g, sugar 2 g, protein 19 g, 1.8 iron mg

More Information:

1. Buckwheat can increase good gut bacteria and decrease bad bacteria.

2. High fiber links to weight loss and lower bodyweight, making buckwheat a functional and tasty addition to meal plans.

3. Red bell peppers are high in vitamin K, essential for bone health.

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