Autumn Fruit Salad with Cinnamon Greek Yogurt

crisp pears work better than softer varieties – and if you can’t find great pears for this salad, you’re better off leaving them out and throwing in extra apples and grapes.

Autumn Fruit Salad with Cinnamon Greek Yogurt

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 2

    medium Bartlett pears (or other ripe but firm pears), diced

  • 2

    medium apples (a fresh, crisp variety like honeycrisp, cripps, or pink lady is best), diced

  • 1

    cup red grapes, halved

  • cup Greek yogurt

  • 2

    teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest (from 1 medium lemon)

  • 1

    tablespoon fresh lemon juice (from the zested lemon)

  • 2

    tablespoons pure maple syrup (can substitute honey)

  • ½

    teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ½

    teaspoon cinnamon

  • ¼

    teaspoons ground nutmeg

  • cup pecans*, chopped

Directions

1.Place pears, apples, and grapes in a large bowl. Toss gently to combine. Set aside. 2.To a small bowl, add the yogurt, lemon zest, lemon juice, maple syrup, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Use a wire whisk to blend well. 3.Drizzle dressing over the fruit. Toss gently until fruit is coated. Scoop into bowls and sprinkle with pecans. Serve immediately.


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