• Grilled Chicken Tomato Salad

    filed under: Food + Drink on February 12, 2017

    Putting together a vibrant and delicious salad doesn’t have to consist of dozens of ingredients! This easy Grilled Chicken Tomato Salad comes together in just minutes and makes you feel like you are eating a decadent and filling dish! This salad goes perfectly with my Homemade Ranch Dressing!

    Only 5 ingredients create this extremely flavorful salad!!

    By incorporating quality over quantity you can create a mouth-watering salad!

    This salad holds a special place in my heart for one big reason… it was the first salad I was able to make with ingredients entirely from our homestead! We raised the chickens from eggs, butchered and processed them ourselves, we grew the gorgeous cherry tomatoes, onion, and lettuce in our garden. There are even a few “weeds” in there! (There are many edible weeds on the property and I love to incorporate them into salads and smoothies.)

    Grilled Chicken Tomato Salad


        • 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
        • 1/4 tsp. salt
        • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
        • Cooking spray
        • 5 c lettuce (any mix will do)
        • 2 c halved multicolored cherry tomatoes
        • 1/4 c finely chopped red onion
        • 12 hard boiled eggs, halved


        1. Heat a large grill pan over medium heat. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Coat pan with cooking spray. Place chicken in pan; cook 5-6 minutes on each side or until done.
        2. While chicken cooks lay lettuce in the bottom of a large dish. Place tomatoes around one edge and the halved eggs along the other. Nestle the chopped onion near the eggs.
        3. When your chicken is done cooking and slightly cooled, slice it. Set the sliced chicken in the center of your eggs and tomatoes.
        4. Serve with dressing of your choice.

        Recipe from iamhomesteader.com.

        Only 5 ingredients create this extremely flavorful salad!!

        I am almost embarrassed at how proud I am of this simple salad. It is such a gift to share this “garden to plate” experience with my kids!

        Check out some of my other favorite salad recipes here.

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