Quick, easy, delicious and satisfying, this hearty salad is full of flavor and healthy, too! Great for lunch or dinner, it’s Paleo, low carb, Keto, cleanketo and Whole30 friendly.

15 Minute Chef Salad

Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Main Course, Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cleanketo, keto, low carb, paleo, whole30
Servings: 4
Calories: 253kcal


  • 1 large salad bowl


For the salad:

  • 5 oz cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 avocado cubed
  • ½ bunch fresh basil thinly sliced
  • 1 lb cooked chicken or turkey chopped
  • 8 oz roasted red peppers chopped

For the dressing:

  • 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • sea salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste


For the salad:

  • Combine all ingredients in a large salad bowl.
  • Divide all salad ingredients between plates.

For the dressing:

  • Whisk together vinegar, oil, salt, and pepper, drizzle on top of salad, and serve.


Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 918mg | Potassium: 560mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 592IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 2mg