Pear, Cranberry & Blue Cheese Salad on Endives

ENDIVEEndives make a great alternative to crackers. They are shaped perfectly for holding filling, are low in calories and have a healthy dose of vitamin A and C. The walnuts, cabbage and cranberries up the nutritional ante of this snack.

Ingredients
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 pear, peeled, cored and finely chopped
1/4 cup plain yogurt
2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese
2 teaspoon honey
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup red cabbage, finely shredded
2 tablespoon walnuts, chopped
3 tablespoons dried cranberries
16 large leaves endive

Method

  • Toss pears in with lemon juice and set aside.
  • Combine, yogurt, blue cheese, honey, and vinegar in a bowl; season with salt and pepper.
  • Add walnuts, pears, cabbage, and cranberries; toss well to coat.
  • Place a spoonful of salad on each endive leaf.

Makes 16.