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Slivered Celery Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

January/February 2012

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Blue cheese, celery and a dash of hot sauce—it’s a tried-and-true combo as an adornment for Buffalo wings. So it’s no surprise that it also works to make a killer salad! Serve with turkey burgers or roast chicken.


Slivered Celery Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe

Makes: 6 servings, about 2/3 cup each

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot sauce, or to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups diagonally sliced celery (1/4 inch)
  • 1/4 cup chopped tender celery leaves
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons diagonally sliced scallions, divided
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese, divided

Preparation

  1. Whisk buttermilk, yogurt, hot sauce and salt in a medium bowl.
  2. Add celery, celery leaves, 1/2 cup scallions and 1/4 cup cheese; fold until blended. Serve sprinkled with the remaining scallions and cheese.

Nutrition

Per serving: 72 calories; 4 g fat (2 g sat, 1 g mono); 11 mg cholesterol; 4 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 5 g protein; 1 g fiber; 334 mg sodium; 224 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 0

Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat



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