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Festive Chicken Salad

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“This is a mayo free recipe! My mom makes this all summer long. It's great for a hot summer lunch or dinner, great to bring to a picnic.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Drain pineapple, reserving 1/4 cup of liquid.
  2. Combine reserved pineapple liquid and cream cheese, mixing until well blended.
  3. Add pineapple, chicken, water chestnuts, celery, 1/4 cup of almonds(walnuts and pecans will work also), onions, salt and pepper to cream cheese mixture; mix lightly.
  4. Chill at least one hour but overnight is best.
  5. To serve place in tomatoes, lettuce cups, or large cooked pasta shells. Prep time does not include time to chill.

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