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Northwest Waldorf Salad

Yield 6 servings (serving size: about 2/3 cup)
A salad with origins in New York City takes on Northwest flair with juicy pears, hazelnuts, and dried cherries.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried cherries
  • 1/4 cup chopped hazelnuts, toasted
  • 1/3 cup plain fat-free yogurt
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Bartlett pears (about 1 pound)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 132
  • caloriesfromfat 29 %
  • fat 4.2 g
  • satfat 0.8 g
  • monofat 2.2 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 2.6 g
  • carbohydrate 21.7 g
  • fiber 3.4 g
  • cholesterol 4 mg
  • iron 0.5 mg
  • sodium 127 mg
  • calcium 71 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Combine yogurt, sour cream, juice, and salt in a bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Drizzle yogurt mixture over celery mixture; toss gently.

  2. Peel, core, and chop pears. Add pears to salad, and toss gently. Cover and chill 1 hour.