Pear Waldorf salad

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Pear Waldorf salad


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint, parsley or a combination
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper, optional
  • 8 cups (3-1/2 pounds) Pacific Northwest Canned Pears, diced, in juice, drained
  • 3 cups (14 ounces) diced celery
  • 3/4 cup (4 ounces) lightly toasted coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 24 large lettuce leaves, such as Bibb, or 12 cups lightly packed mixed greens


Whisk together the mayonnaise, yogurt, herbs, nutmeg, salt and pepper in a large bowl.

Fold in the diced pears, celery and walnuts.


To serve, place a lettuce leaf (or about 1/2 cup mixed greens) on each plate and top with 1/2 cup of Pear Waldorf salad filling.



Makes 24 (1/2 cup) servings