Start free for 30 days and enjoy greater ease in the kitchen today!

Summer Chopped Chicken Salad
with cantaloupe / pistachios / feta

Active: 25 minTotal: 25 min

Made with leftover grilled chicken from earlier in the week, this summery salad (originally from 2018) is perfect for a hot day - no cooking required! Fresh cantaloupe might sound like an unusual ingredient to add to a salad, but it provides a cool, slightly sweet note to balance out the other ingredients.



Summer Chopped Chicken Salad:
  • Honey Lime Grilled Chicken Thighs (leftover from Tuesday) - 1 1/4 lbs, chopped
  • Prosciutto (opt) - 2 oz, chopped
  • Lettuce, romaine - 2 hearts, chopped
  • Cucumbers - 10 oz, chopped
  • Cheese, feta - 5 oz, cubed
  • Green onions - 2 stalks, chopped, green and white parts combined
  • Cantaloupe - 10 oz, cubed
  • Pistachios, shelled - 1/4 cup
Honey Dijon Vinaigrette:
  • Vinegar, red or white wine - 2 Tbsp
  • Mustard, Dijon - 1 Tbsp (use large grain / stone ground if you have it)
  • Honey - 1 Tbsp
  • Oil, olive - 4 Tbsp

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 serving
Servings Per Recipe 4
Amount Per Serving
Just a moment...
% Daily Value
Just a moment...
Just a moment...
Just a moment...
Just a moment...
Just a moment...
Just a moment...
Just a moment...
Just a moment...
Just a moment...

Increase your nutrition smarts


  1. Make vinaigrette - (Skip if vinaigrette was made ahead on Wednesday.) Whisk together vinegar, mustard, and honey. Add oil while whisking. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  2. Chicken / Prosciutto - Prep as directed. Store separately. (Can be done up to 3 days ahead)
  3. Lettuce / Cucumbers / Feta / Green onions - Prep as directed. Store separately. (Can be done up to 2 days ahead)
  4. Cantaloupe - Cube cantaloupe.


  1. If you’d like the chicken warm, heat in the microwave.
  2. Assemble salads by forming a bed of lettuce. Top lettuce with prosciutto, chicken, cucumbers, feta, white and green parts of onions, cantaloupe, and pistachios. Add vinaigrette until dressed to your liking. Enjoy!

Get access to all of our delicious recipes and time-saving meal plans!

Get 1 free month
Learn More


This meal has 16 reviews

Easy and delicious! Would never had thought of this combination, but it was wonderful.

By: Meredyth
Posted: Aug 25, 2019
Diet: Paleo

Tasty! Would not have combined these things, but we enjoyed it.

By: Marie
Posted: Aug 24, 2019
Diet: Original

Yum! Ended up skipping the chicken and doubled the prosciutto. Would make again!

By: Avila
Posted: Aug 22, 2019
Diet: Original

Loved it. Lots going on and was a great combination! Perfect for a hot summer evening.

By: Liz
Posted: Aug 22, 2019
Diet: Original

Fresh, easy, tasty.

By: Alyson
Posted: Aug 22, 2019
Diet: Paleo

I was surprised with a night I had to work and was so so grateful to have this meal. Protein dependencies are the bessssst! I was still able to have this delicious healthy salad and work late!

By: Rebecca
Posted: Aug 20, 2019
Diet: Paleo