Daddy's Waldorf Salad

Daddy's Waldorf Salad Recipe

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Deneece Gursky


Daddy was big on sweet salads! He said the veggie kinds were for rabbits lol. This was one of his favorites and he gave me the recipe many years ago so that I could make it whenever he came for holiday celebrations. An odd combination of ingredients makes for a truly tasty treat for your palate.

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2 ripe crisp firm tart green apples, cored and quartered
1 ripe crisp firm red delicious apple, cored and quartered
1 t lemon juice
1 cup celery, sliced
1/2 cup chopped walnuts, (do not chop fine)
1/2 c mayonaisse
1 1/2 t honey

How to Make Daddy's Waldorf Salad


  • 1Slice apples into thin slices. (you can leave skin on unless it is a tough skinned apple)
  • 2Put apples in bowl and add lemon juice. Toss gently.
  • 3Now add the celery and the walnuts. Place in a covered bowl and chill it up.
  • 4Mix together mayo and honey. Stir till this is smooth.
  • 5Add to chilled apple mixture and toss gently.
  • 6You can serve this on a bed of lettuce, however since dad disliked "bunny food" he ate it straight from the bowl : )

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