Grape Salad Ambrosia - Grape Salad Recipe

Recipe Type: Salad and Salad DressingGrapes
Yields: makes a large salad
Prep time: 20 min


Ingredients:

2 to 3 pounds seedless red grapes*
4 ounces light cream cheese, room temperature or softened
1/2 cup non-fat or low-fat vanilla yogurt
1/4 cup granulated sugar (or to taste)
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/2 cup coarsely-chopped pecans**
Juice of 1/2 lime
Fresh mint leaves, chopped or torn (to taste)
Fresh mint sprigs (for garnish)

* May use a combination of red and green grapes, as it looks beautiful!
** You may substitute your favorite nuts.

Preparation:

Wash, stem, and dry grapes; set aside.
In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, vanilla yogurt, sugar, and vanilla extract. Add the grapes, pecans, and chopped mint leaves, stirring to combine.
NOTE: Depending on how many grapes you use in this salad, will determine how much of the dressing you will need. Start by adding 1/2 of the dressing and combine. Add more dressing if needed or desired (your choice).
Grape Salad Ambrosia
Grape Salad Ambrosia
I used a mixture of green and black seedless grapes with less dressing used.I used just red seedless grapes with more dressing used.
Transfer to a serving bowl, cover, and refrigerator for about 2 hours before serving to allow flavors to blend.
Before serving, garnish with fresh mint sprigs (if desired).

Makes a large salad.

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