Original Waldorf Salad
A great summer salad or starter salad to go with a chicken dinner.
A quote from Jean Pare: "Although the original salad of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel is reported not to contain walnuts. It has become a natural ingredient."
I think the addition of grapes has been used in some variations of this salad as well.
I have made this salad and it was well received. Hopefully you will like it too.
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·1 cup peeled apple, diced
·1 cup chopped celery
·1/2 cup chopped walnuts (this is in recipe but i leave it out)
·red/green grapes halved (not listed in recipe, my addition) optional
·1/4 cup mayonnaise /salad dressing
·2 tbsp. lemon juice
How to Make Original Waldorf Salad
- Put apples, celery, grapes and walnuts (if using) into a bowl)
- Add mayonnaise/salad dressing , and lemon juice immediately to prevent apples from darkening.
Mix until thoroughly combined.
- Place butter lettuce on individual plates. (not in recipe my addition to this salad)
- Place the salad on the lettuce.
- Serves 4