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Almond, Chicken and Pear Salad

Almond-Chicken Pear Salad

This salad carries big flavor with diced pieces that bring just the right amount of crunch. Also works well as sandwich filling.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium chicken breasts, grilled and cut in ½-inch cubes
  • ½ cup green pepper, sliced lengthwise
  • ¼ cup diced celery
  • ¼ teaspoon seasoning salt
  • ½ cup low-fat plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • ½ teaspoon prepared mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 fresh Comice, Anjou, or Bosc USA Pears, cored and cut in 1-inch cubes
  • 1 head butter lettuce
  • 2 tablespoons toasted, slivered almonds

Directions

Toss together chicken, green pepper, and celery. Sprinkle with seasoning salt. Combine yogurt, mayonnaise, mustard, and ginger; add to chicken mixture. Gently mix in pears. Serve on individual lettuce-lined salad plates. Sprinkle with almonds.