Pear-dorf Salad

Yield: 4 servings
Total Time:
30 mins
This recipe is from our cookbook, Bountiful. A wonderful seasonal variation of the classic Waldorf salad, use any of the great pears you'll find at your local markets, from red Anjous to the crisp varieties of Asian pears.


For the Dressing

  • 1/4 cup (60ml) mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper

For the Salad

  • 2 ripe pears , chopped
  • 1/2 cup (50g) chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup (75g) grapes, halved
  • 3 tablespoons golden raisins
  • 1/3 cup (60g) chopped walnuts
  • 2 cups (110g) chopped fresh lettuce


  1. Make the dressing: In a bowl, combine all the dressing ingredients. Mix well, and chill for about 20 minutes before serving.
  2. Make the salad: In a large bowl, combine all the salad ingredients.
  3. Before serving, add the dressing to the salad and toss well. Serve cold.

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