Almond, Chicken and Pear Salad
This salad carries big flavor with diced pieces that bring just the right amount of crunch. Also works well as sandwich filling.
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 or Bosc Pears, cored and cut in 1-inch cubes
1 head butter lettuce
2 tablespoons toasted, slivered almonds
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.