Wendy’s Debuts New Berry Burst Chicken Salad with FREE Delivery
Whether you’re watching a concert in the park or hanging poolside this summer, now you can have Wendy’s new Berry Burst Chicken Salad delivered wherever you are. Thanks to the fast food joint’s partnership with DoorDash—a food app that allows you to order from fast foods and upscale restaurants—you can enjoy a FREE delivery of Wendy’s chicken salad between now and July 1.
The Berry Burst Chicken Salad is a new addition to Wendy’s Fresh-Made Salads line, which also includes a Southwest Avocado Chicken Salad and an Apple Pecan Chicken Salad. The summery bowl packs a classic mesclun mix, including spinach, Romaine lettuce, and arugula, fresh strawberries and blueberries, grilled chicken, toasted almonds, and crumbled feta cheese. It also comes with a raspberry vinaigrette, which features raspberry puree and red wine vinegar.
How Wendy’s Berry Burst Chicken Salad Stack Ups Nutritionally
A full-size Berry Burst Chicken Salad with the vinaigrette will cost you 460 calories, 17 grams of fat (4.5 grams of saturated fat), 1,090 milligrams of sodium, 41 grams of carbs (7 grams of fiber and 29 grams of sugar), and 41 grams of protein.
Compare that to Wendy’s Apple Pecan Chicken Salad, which features red and green apples, crumbled blue cheese, sweetened cranberries, roasted pecans, grilled chicken, and a spring mix of Romaine lettuce, red and green oak, chard, spinach, and arugula. A full-size bowl boasts 570 calories, 24 grams of fat (7 grams of saturated fat), 1,020 milligrams of sodium, 52 grams of carbs (7 grams of fiber and 40 grams of sugar), and 38 grams of protein.
So if you’re looking to have a balanced meal that’s lower in sugar and high in protein, the new Berry Burst Chicken Salad is the way to go.
Eat This! Tip: To cut back on the added sugar content of the berry-filled salad, nix the vinaigrette for a lighter dressing or order it on the side and lightly drizzle it over the salad. According to the American Heart Association, the recommended daily added sugar limit is no more than 25 grams for women (6 teaspoons) and 36 grams (9 teaspoons) for men.
Be sure to use promo code BERRYBURST on DoorDash at check out to score a free delivery. For more healthy fast food salad options, keep these 8 Best Fast Food Salads for Weight Loss in mind.