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Freekeh Chicken Salad with Tarragon & Peaches
Cook Time
20 mins
 
Invoke the flavors of France with this perfect pairing of freekeh, sweet summer peaches, tarragon and chicken. Equally delicious served chilled or at room temperature.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: French
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 4246 kcal
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup freekeh
  • 1 ¼ cup water
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • 2 cups diced cooked chicken breast
  • 2 large peaches diced (2 cups)
  • 1 large red bell pepper diced
  • ½ cup minced scallions
  • 2 TB minced tarragon
  • 4 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp champagne vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
Instructions
  1. Combine freekeh, water, and salt in a small sauce pan.Bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for 20-25 minutes or until water is absorbed and freekeh is tender. Let cool and toss in chicken, peaches, pepper, scallions, and tarragon. In a small bowl whisk together olive oil, mustard, champagne vinegar, honey and salt. Pour over salad just before serving.

Recipe Notes

If you can’t find ripe peaches try green grapes for an easy substitute.

Nutrition Facts
Freekeh Chicken Salad with Tarragon & Peaches
Amount Per Serving
Calories 4246 Calories from Fat 2394
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 266g 409%
Saturated Fat 135g 675%
Cholesterol 271mg 90%
Sodium 1933mg 81%
Potassium 2354mg 67%
Total Carbohydrates 437g 146%
Dietary Fiber 28g 112%
Sugars 374g
Protein 35g 70%
Vitamin A 64.5%
Calcium 44.5%
Iron 131.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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