Ginger Mandarin-Pear Salad

A new and wholesome take on ambrosia fruit salad – enjoy the creamy goodness from Greek yogurt and the crunch from celery and almonds.

Serves

8
Prep Time
10 min.

A new and wholesome take on ambrosia fruit salad – enjoy the creamy goodness from Greek yogurt and the crunch from celery and almonds.

Ingredients

½ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt

3 Tbsps. honey

3 tsps. grated fresh ginger

2 can (15oz.each) Del Monte® Mandarin Oranges in Light Syrup, well drained

1 can (15.25oz.) Del Monte® Lite Sliced Pears in Extra Light Syrup, well drained and chopped

1 cup sliced celery

½ cup (2oz.) slivered almonds, toasted

⅓ cup chopped fresh mint leaves

Directions
  1. Stir together yogurt, honey and ginger in a medium bowl until well blended. Gently stir in remaining ingredients. Top with additional mint, if desired.


NOTE: To toast almonds, place almonds in a heavy ungreased skillet over medium heat. Stir frequently until fragrant and golden brown, about 5 to 6 minutes.

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