Butter Lettuce Chicken Salad

IMG_0283If you happen to be an avid reader of my blog, I am sure you’ve noticed my love for Italian Chicken Sausage! I love to use it as a healthier alternative to regular Pork Sausage plus it is so darn delicious! What better way to spice up this Butter Lettuce Salad than to add some hot, fresh ground cooked Basil Italian Chicken Sausage? You can find the full recipe below! Enjoy!



Butter Lettuce Chicken Salad


1 Package of Butter Lettuce

1 cup Ground Italian Chicken Sausage, Cooked

1 medium Tomato, finely chopped

1/2 cup Shredded Carrots

1/4 cup Sliced Green Onions

1/4 cup Sliced Red Onion

1/4 cup cilantro

1/2 English Cucumber, cut into strips

1 Red Chile Pepper, sliced

Honey-Lime Chipotle Dressing (Recipe Below)


Starting with laying out the clean butter lettuce pieces, top each one with some of the ground chicken sausage, tomato, carrots, green onions, red onions, cilantro and cucumbers. Top with the sliced red chili pepper slices. Serve with the Honey-Lime Chipotle Dressing.

Honey Lime Chipotle Dressing


2 Limes Juiced

1 Tb of Grey Poupon mustard

2 Tb Olive Oil

1 Tb of Honey

1/2 tsp of Chipotle Pepper

1 Tb of Red Wine Vinegar

1/4 tsp Pink Himalayan Salt

1/4 tsp of Black Pepper

1/2 tsp of Oregano


Combine all ingredients in a bowl and Whisk util well blended

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