Slivered Celery Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

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Slivered Celery Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing

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.

Yield: 6 servings, about 2/3 cup each
Active Time: 20
Total Time: 20

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

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 72
fat 4 g (2 g sat, 1 g mono)
cholesterol 11 mg
carbohydrates 4 g
protein 5 g
fiber 1 g
sodium 334 mg
potassium 224 mg

Nutrition Bonus

Carbohydrate Serving 0

Exchanges 1 vegetable, 1 fat

From EatingWell January/February 2012