Chicken Salad With Peas

A delicious, cool chicken salad with green peas, pecans, black olives and feta cheese tossed in a lemon and Greek yogurt vinaigrette.


2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1/ 3 cup extra virgin olive oil

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

1 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 teaspoons sugar

red pepper to taste

black pepper to taste

2-3 garlic cloves, pressed

1 tablespoon water

1/3 cup Greek yogurt

2 tablespoon mayonnaise

2 cups chicken, cooked and cut into 1/2 inch pieces

2 cups green peas, frozen

1/4 cup green onion, sliced

1/2 cup celery, sliced thinly

1/2 cup feta cheese

1/2 cup black olives, sliced

1/2 cup pecans, rough chopped


To make the vinaigrette, put first eleven ingredients into a pint jar, close the lid tightly and shake vigorously until ingredients are well blended.

Place the rest of the ingredients into a large salad bowl. Stir together to mix the ingredients and add all of the vinaigrette. Toss salad before covering bowl to refrigerate. Serve cold.