Chicken Avocado Salad


TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 5 servings

1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed
2 tablespoons lemon juice, divided
2 cups cubed cooked chicken
2 cups seedless red grapes, halved
1 medium tart apple, chopped
1 cup chopped celery
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup chopped walnuts, toasted
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
Lettuce leaves, optional

In a small bowl, toss avocado with 1 tablespoon lemon juice; set aside. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, grapes, apple, celery, mayonnaise, walnuts, ginger and remaining lemon juice. Stir in avocado. Serve on lettuce-lined plates if desired.Yield: 5 servings.