Quick and Healthy Spinach Salad with Grilled Chicken

Quick and Healthy Spinach Salad with Grilled Chicken

This easy lunch recipe is a delightful combination of fresh greens, tender grilled chicken, and a zesty homemade vinaigrette. Perfect for a quick and healthy meal, it's a fantastic choice for those looking to pamper themselves with a nutritious lunch.


  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 cups fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled

For the Vinaigrette:

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Prepare the Chicken:
  • Season the chicken breasts with salt and pepper.
  • Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add the chicken and grill for about 6-8 minutes per side or until they reach an internal temperature of 165°F (74°C).
  • Remove the chicken from the skillet, let it rest for a few minutes, then slice it into thin strips.
        Make the Vinaigrette:
        • In a small bowl, whisk together the extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, salt, and pepper. Set it aside.
        Assemble the Salad:
        • In a large salad bowl, combine the fresh spinach, cherry tomatoes, and sliced red onion.
        • Drizzle the vinaigrette over the salad and toss to coat the ingredients evenly.
          • Divide the dressed salad onto serving plates.
          • Arrange the grilled chicken slices on top.
          • Sprinkle crumbled feta cheese over each salad.

          This spinach salad with grilled chicken is a pampering treat for a quick and healthy lunch. The flavors are vibrant, and the preparation is a breeze. Enjoy your wholesome meal!

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