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A bowl of chopped salad made with chicken, lettuce, tomato, cucumber, bacon and chickpeas.

Chopped Salad with Chicken

This chopped salad is a mix of grilled chicken, tomatoes, cucumbers, bacon, chickpeas and fresh mozzarella cheese, all tossed together in a homemade vinaigrette. A delicious blend of flavors and textures that makes for the perfect lighter meal.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 21 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 303kcal
Author Sara Welch


For the salad

  • 3 cups romaine lettuce coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup cooked chicken breast chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh mozzarella cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup tomato chopped
  • 3/4 cup cucumber chopped
  • 1 cup chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup cooked crumbled bacon
  • 1 avocado peeled, pitted and diced
  • 1/4 cup chives thinly sliced

For the dressing

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 3 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons finely minced shallot
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/3 cup olive oil


  • Place the lettuce, chicken, mozzarella, tomato, cucumber, chickpeas, bacon, avocado and chives in a large bowl.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, Dijon mustard, red wine vinegar, granulated sugar, shallot, oregano, parsley and olive oil.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad ingredients. Toss to coat. Serve immediately.


Calories: 303kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 156mg | Potassium: 425mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2345IU | Vitamin C: 9.8mg | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 1.7mg