Creamy Grape Breakfast Salad

Creamy Grape Breakfast Salad
Start To Finish Time:
30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
5 cups

Ingredients

  • 4 ounce reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchâtel), softened

  • 1 cup vanilla-flavor low-fat Greek yogurt

  • ¼ cup honey

  • 2 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

  • 2 pound green and/or red seedless grapes, halved (about 5 cups)

  • 1 recipe Candied Nuts or 1 cup purchased candied walnuts or toasted chopped walnuts

  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves

  • Honey (optional)

Candied Nuts

  • ¾ cup broken black walnuts or English walnuts

  • ¼ cup sugar

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla

Directions

  1. In a large bowl beat cream cheese with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add yogurt, the 1/4 cup honey, the lemon peel, and vanilla. Beat on medium speed until light and smooth. Add grapes; toss to coat.

  2. To serve, sprinkle individual servings with Candied Nuts and fresh thyme leaves. If desired, drizzle with additional honey.

Candied Nuts

  1. Line a baking sheet with foil. Butter the foil; set baking sheet aside.

  2. In a heavy medium skillet, combine broken black walnuts or English walnuts, sugar, butter, and vanilla. Cook over medium-high heat, shaking skillet occasionally, until sugar begins to melt. Do not stir.

  3. Reduce heat to low. Continue cooking until sugar is golden brown, stirring occasionally. Remove skillet from heat. Pour nut mixture onto the prepared baking sheet. Cool completely. Break into small clusters. Store tightly covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks. Makes about 1 cup.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

371 Calories
16g Fat
53g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 371
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 102mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Total Sugars 47g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 6.2mg 31%
Calcium 103mg 8%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
Potassium 393mg 8%
Folate, total 20.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.