Summer Picnic Salad with Lemon Yogurt Dressing

  • 1 granny smith apple, diced
  • 1 firm pear, diced
  • 1/4 cup minced red onion
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup pecans, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cups shredded radicchio
  • 4-5 red radishes, sliced
  • 2 cups shredded baby spinach
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2-3 TB fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp fresh lemon zest
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Packed with fruits and veggies and tossed in a tangy-sour dressing, this summer salad is a must-have at picnics and gatherings alike!

Combine all ingredients up to and including the baby spinach in a large bowl.  Toss well.  Mix mayonnaise, Greek yogurt, lemon juice and zest together in a small bowl.  Season with a small amount of salt and pepper.  Taste and adjust with more lemon juice or zest as needed.  Pour dressing over salad and toss to completely coat all ingredients.