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Italian Grilled Chicken and Bread Salad

Points® value
Total Time
22 min
10 min
12 min
This hearty adaptation of a traditional Italian bread salad uses a dressing made creamy with soft tofu.


Uncooked boneless skinless chicken breast

1 pound(s), four oz. pieces

Olive oil cooking spray

2 spray(s), or enough to coat chicken and bread

Italian bread

4 slice(s), or crusty white bread 3/4-inch thick

Table salt

½ tsp(s)

Black pepper

pinch(es), or to taste


4 medium, very ripe, chopped


2 cup(s), washed and trimmed

Regular soft tofu

½ cup(s)

Olive oil

2 tsp(s), extra-virgin

Fresh lemon juice

3 tbsp(s)


1 clove(s), large, chopped

Fresh basil

½ cup(s), chopped

Table salt

tsp(s), or to taste


  1. Prepare coals for grill.
  2. Spray chicken breasts and bread with olive oil cooking spray. Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill chicken on both sides until done, about 6 minutes per side. Grill bread on both sides until nicely toasted. Set chicken and bread aside to cool.
  4. In large bowl, toss together tomatoes and arugula.
  5. To make dressing, blend tofu, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, basil and salt in a blender until smooth.
  6. Add dressing to tomatoes and arugula and toss.
  7. Cut bread into cubes and toss with tomato salad. Season to taste with pepper.
  8. Slice chicken breasts into long, thin pieces. Divide salad among 4 plates and top each with sliced chicken.