Waldorf Wheat Salad

This old-time favorite salad will make a delicious accompaniment to any meal.

Ingredients

¼ cup uncooked wheat kernels
1 ¼ cups water 
1 tablespoon granulated sugar 
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon 
2 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise 
1 (6-ounce) container plain or vanilla nonfat yogurt 
¼ teaspoon vanilla extract 
½ cup thinly sliced celery 
2 medium apples, cored, chopped 
½ cup halved red or green grapes 
¼ cup chopped English walnuts

Instructions

  1. To cook wheat kernels: place kernels and water in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW overnight or until kernels are tender; drain.
  2. In serving bowl, stir together drained wheat kernels, sugar, cinnamon, mayonnaise, yogurt, vanilla, and celery. Cover; chill until ready to serve. 
  3. Just before serving, stir in apples, grapes, and walnuts.

Makes 5 cups, or 10 servings.

Nutrition information per ½-cup serving: 81 cal, 3 g fat, 1 mg chol, 40 mg sodium, 12 g carbo, 2 g fiber, 2 g pro, 8 mcg folate.