Apple & Celery Harvest Salad

Source: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tioga County

Serving size: 1/2 cup

Servings per recipe: 6

Celery adds a delightful crunch to this seasonal apple salad. It's low in calories and high in flavor!

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Ingredients

1 cup chopped celery

2 cups apples, chopped and cored

2 tablespoons chopped walnuts

3 tablespoons non-fat plain yogurt

1 tablespoon non-fat vanilla yogurt

3 tablespoons 100% apple juice

1/4 cup raisins

Salt and pepper to taste (optional)

Materials

cutting board, sharp knife, large bowl, small bowl, mixing spoon, measuring cups, measuring spoons

Instructions

1. In a large bowl, combine celery, apples, raisins and walnuts. Mix together.

2. In a small bowl, mix yogurts together with apple juice and blend thoroughly.

3. Pour dressing over apple mixture. Mix well to coat.

4. Serve and enjoy!

5. Refrigerate leftovers.

Notes

Read the Nutrition Facts label to select a dried fruit with little or no added sugar. Flavor option: use dried cranberries instead of raisins.

More About Celery

How to Select

Choose straight, rigid celery stalks with fresh leaves. Avoid woody or limp stalks. Should smell fresh, not musty.

How to Store

Trim bases. Remove any damaged leaves. Rinse. Refrigerate celery in a plastic bag with some air holes for a week or more.

How to Prepare

Separate stalks. Rinse in cold water. Trim tip of each stalk. Eat raw: Have as snack with dip, spread with peanut butter or cream cheese, chop and add to potato salad, tuna salad, chicken salad, and other cold salads. Eat cooked: Add to stir-fries, stuffing, chicken soup and other soups and stews.