Autumn Shells Salad With Curried Apples, Pears, and Walnuts

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Total Time
40mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
10 mins

A perfect entrance into fall.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook the shells per package directions for al dente; drain in a colander and rinse briefly under cold running water; shake colander and drain completely; set aside.
  2. Core apples and the pear, but don't peel.
  3. Cut into small dice, then place in a bowl; sprinkle with lemon juice; toss to coat.
  4. To make the dressing: whisk the mayonnaise, yogurt, and curry powder together in a small bowl; season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Toss the pasta, apples, pear, celery, pineapple, and parsle in a large bowl.
  6. Pour the dressing over the mixture; toss gently and thoroughly.
  7. Sprinkle with walnuts and serve immediately.
  8. OR reserve the walnuts, cover, and refrigerate the salad for up to 8 hours; then sprinkle with walnuts just before serving.