Chicken Salad with Greek Yogurt

This is our favorite way to eat left-over chicken... although since I'm now "cooking," I should try harder or something.


But there is something ultimately satisfying about using up the left-overs in the fridge.  So, while I did give you some rough measurements on these, I really just dumped what was left in the container for the most part.

Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad

6 cups chicken
1 cup light mayo
1 cup greek yogurt
1 tbsp black pepper
1 tsp salt
1/2 c relish
2 diced grn peppers

Step 1: Food process 6 cups of chicken.  This gives your chicken a very SPAMish texture.  If you like chunkier chunks, that are actually reminiscent of chicken, well, I guess you'd have to spend a lot of time cutting or shredding. And this is much smoother (easier).

Step 2: Dice green peppers (or what ever other chicken salad-y vegetable you have on hand.  Seems like celery would be normal, but this is what I had.)

Step 3: Mix all ingredients in a bowl.  With a spoon or a spatula, or even a fork if its closer.  Just mix it.

Step 4: There really is no more steps here.  Serve it on toast or bread or lettuce or a bagel.  Just don't forget to refrigerate!

Other recipes with Greek Yogurt:
  1. Greek Yogurt Pancakes


  1. So quick and easy and ever so practical. Great to have in the fridge and ready to get brown bagged! My family would love this!

    1. Definitely quick and easy with left-over chicken!

  2. I love chicken salad and the addition of Greek yogurt sounds fantastic! I'm craving some on a croissant...mmmmmmm.

    1. Oh, definitely, croissants are the BEST sandwich-maker! Great idea!

  3. What a great way to use leftover chicken. I like my chicken salad more smooth than chunky. This would be great for stuffing tomatoes. Thanks:)

    1. I bet this is super delicious in a tomato! Never had that, but I bet we'd love it! Thanks!

  4. I do this, too! Greek yogurt is such a great way to cut down on the fat.

  5. Definitely! And mayo just isn't all that delicious, either :)


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