Chicken, Potato and Butter Lettuce With Light Ricotta Dressing

“This recipe is based on a Martha Stewart recipe, but with a few adaptations. The dressing actually called for 3 tbs lemon juice , not lime juice and 5 garlic cloves, but I'm not a big garlic fan. I also use part skim requeson, which is very similar to ricotta. When I can't find cherry tomatoes, I just add wedges of Roma tomatoes.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Fill a large pot with enough water to cover chicken. Add garlic and bay leaf and bring to a boil. Place chicken in pot and gently simmer until cooke through, 15-20 minutes. Remove chicken and garlic and cool. Reserve cooking liquid.
  2. Meanwhile, place potatoes in a pot and cover with cold water. Cook 20 minutes or until tender. Drain and cut potatoes in half. Set aside.
  3. To make dressing: Place garlic in food processor container. Pulse a few times. Add 2 tbs cooking liquid and lime juice, salt and ricotta. Pulse to combine. With machine running, add the olive oil a little at a time until mixture is emulsified. Stir in dill and season with pepper.
  4. Slice chicken breasts in strips. Divide chicken, lettuce leaves, potatoes, and tomatoes among serving plates.Drizzle with dressing and serve immediately with remaining dressing on the side.

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