Grape and Almond Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing

Grape and Almond Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing

YIELD: Makes 4 to 6 servings

INGREDIENTS

1/2 cup

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sliced skin-on almonds

1/2 cup

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plain yogurt

,

(non-fat, low-fat or whole milk)

2 T

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vegetable oil

2 T

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honey*

1 T

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apple cider vinegar

1 tsp.

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Dijon mustard

1/4 tsp.

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kosher salt

4 cups

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seedless grapes

,

sliced in half

2 cups

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apples

,

cored and chopped

1 cup

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celery

,

sliced

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 350°F. Spread almonds on a baking sheet and place in oven for 12-15 minutes or until lightly toasted; cool.

In a mixing bowl, whisk together yogurt, oil, honey, vinegar, mustard and salt until smooth. With a rubber spatula, gently fold in almonds and grapes.

TIP

*The salad dressing should preferably use a mild-tasting and light-in-color honey like clover. Others that work well that have a little more flavor are avocado and orange blossom honey.