This old-time favorite salad will make a delicious accompaniment to any meal.
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
- To cook wheat kernels: place kernels and water in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW overnight or until kernels are tender; drain.
- In serving bowl, stir together drained wheat kernels, sugar, cinnamon, mayonnaise, yogurt, vanilla, and celery. Cover; chill until ready to serve.
- 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.