Nippy Waldorf Salad

Appetizers

Sweet pear is the perfect match for sharp, tangy cheddar.  Complex in texture and taste, but remarkably simple to make, just a mouthful will impress your guests.

  • Total Preparation Time: 15 minutes

Makes 4 servings

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Ingredients

1/2 cup125 mLGAY LEA - Regular Sour Cream
1/4 cup50 mLGreen Onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup50 mLFresh Parsley, finely chopped
1 tbsp15 mLGrainy Dijon Mustard
2 tsp10 mLHoney
1/4 tsp1 mLSalt
1/4 tsp1 mLBlack Pepper
1 1 Asian pear, chopped
1 cup250 mLseedless grapes, halved
3/4 cup175 mLCelery, thinly sliced
3/4 cup175 mLIvanhoe Old Sharpe Cold Pack Cheddar Cheese, crumbled and divided
1/3 cup75 mLWalnuts, toasted and chopped
Radicchio or Boston lettuce leaves(optional)
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Instructions

  1. Mix sour cream, green onion, parsley, mustard, honey, salt and pepper; set aside. Toss pear with grapes, celery, 2 cup (125 mL) cheese and walnuts; stir in dressing.
  2. Line four serving bowls with radicchio or lettuce leaves (if using). Divide the salad mixture evenly between bowls.
  3. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; serve immediately.
  • The salad mixture can be made ahead and stored, tightly covered, in the refrigerator for up to 1 day.
  • Reserve nuts separately; add just before serving to maintain their crunch.
  • Fill individual Belgian endive leaves with spoonfuls of salad mixture to serve as a hand-held appetizer.
  • Substitute 2 cups (500 mL) chopped crunchy apple for Asian pear.
This recipe is one of 150 featured exclusively in our cookbook, Our Table.
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Ingredients

1/2 cup125 mLGAY LEA - Regular Sour Cream
1/4 cup50 mLGreen Onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup50 mLFresh Parsley, finely chopped
1 tbsp15 mLGrainy Dijon Mustard
2 tsp10 mLHoney
1/4 tsp1 mLSalt
1/4 tsp1 mLBlack Pepper
1 1 Asian pear, chopped
1 cup250 mLseedless grapes, halved
3/4 cup175 mLCelery, thinly sliced
3/4 cup175 mLIvanhoe Old Sharpe Cold Pack Cheddar Cheese, crumbled and divided
1/3 cup75 mLWalnuts, toasted and chopped
Radicchio or Boston lettuce leaves(optional)
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