Carrot-Apple Waldorf Salad

Sharon Colyer


This recipe is from Cooking Light Cookbook 1994. I love any type of Waldorf salad! And, if it is lighter than normal, that is a plus. Only slightly tweaked, to give options. Photo from friend & member Lisa Nicometi Garrow.

Prep time, does not include refrigerator time.


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40 Min
No-Cook or Other


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    prep time, does not include refrigerator time.
  • 2 c
    shredded carrot
  • 1 1/2 c
    chopped red delicious apple or your favorite apple
  • 1 c
    thinly sliced celery
  • 1/4 c
    pitted chopped dates
  • 1/4 c
    plain nonfat or lowfat yogurt
  • 1/4 c
    nonfat or lowfat mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsweetened orange juice
  • 1 tsp
    grated lemon rind
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    spinach leaves (optional)
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    dried cranberries, as many as you would like (optional)

How to Make Carrot-Apple Waldorf Salad


  1. Combine first 4 ingredients, in a medium bowl. Combine yogurt, mayonnaise, orange juice, and lemon rind; stir well. Pour over carrot mixture; toss gently. Cover, and chill at least 1 hour.
  2. To serve, spoon mixture into a spinach-lined serving bowl, if desired. Makes 8 servings.

    Nutrition: One 1/2 cup serving with nonfat ingredients 59 cal, 0.2 g fat (0.1 g sat), 0 mg chol, 122 mg sod, 14.7 g carb, 2.5 g fiber, 1.0 g protein.

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About Carrot-Apple Waldorf Salad

Course/Dish: Fruit Salads Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: For Kids Healthy

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