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Chicken salad??? help.

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foxytocin Thu 28-May-09 15:44:18

Can I make a chicken pasta salad without mayonnaise type thing?

dh on a diet. DD1 allergic to eggs.

I was thinking using lemon juice and olive oil instead of mayo.

i am using up a roasted chicken here.

georgiemum Thu 28-May-09 15:46:02

Can you get to the shops? I use the egg free mayo (it's made from olive oil) as the real stuff makes me vomit.

Cosmosis Thu 28-May-09 15:46:40

do it with a viniagrette type dressing? I do a nice potato salad that's vinaigrette rather than mayo based.

with a bit of mustard in as well for some colour to the dressing.

KayCadburyButton Thu 28-May-09 15:50:27

i would etha buy a salad dressing sauce from the shop. or a salad dressing oil to go with the lemon juice instead of olive oil. i cant stand mayo of anykind.

Jux Thu 28-May-09 15:50:28

I'd do it with a vinaigrette; nice vinegar (balsamic, raspberry or hte like), olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic, basil or tarragon. Maybe with some cold pasta?

KayCadburyButton Thu 28-May-09 15:51:30

ooo salad is lovly with balsamic vinegar.

georgiemum Thu 28-May-09 15:58:39

http://www.plamilfoods.co.uk/mayo.htm

that's the one. Very nice too if you mix 1/2 and 1/2 with plain yoghurt.

foxytocin Fri 29-May-09 08:32:10

i did it with basil, lemon juice and olive oil (what was in the house) and it was good! dh even had seconds.

Cosmosis Fri 29-May-09 12:48:48

sounds nice!

CharlotteVV Wed 03-Jun-09 13:06:50

A nice vinegarette on a potato salad rather than pasta is pretty good and much better for you.

I do a potato/honey/grainy mustard/sausage potato salad too that is officially my favourite all time salad1

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