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waldorf salad

Recipe by
Francine Lizotte
Surrey South, BC

This famous New York salad is beautiful and elegant! It can be served all year round for any occasion either as an appetizer or as a main course.

yield 4 servings
prep time 15 Min
cook time 4 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For waldorf salad

  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts, plus 1 tbsp. for garnish
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    2% plain yogurt
  • 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh dill, chopped
  • 1/8 tsp
    hot paprika
  • 1 pinch
    white pepper
  • 1 pinch
    ground himalayan sea salt
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 md
    sweet apple, cored and chopped into small pieces
  • 2/3 c
    red seedless grapes, halved or quartered depending on the size
  • 8 sm
    lettuce leaves (optional)

How To Make waldorf salad

  • 1
    In a medium saucepan over medium heat, add ½ cup walnuts and sauté until fragrant, about 4 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl, add mayo, yogurt, honey, dill, hot paprika, white pepper, sea salt and lemon juice; whisk until well blended and set aside.
  • 3
    In a large mixing bowl, combine celery, apple, graped and toasted walnuts; stir well. Pour half the dressing over and stir to combine. If needed more, pour until desired consistency. Place lettuce leaves around in two serving bowls and spoon the salad in. Sprinkle ½ tbsp. chopped walnuts per bowl. Makes 2 big salads or 4 as an appetizer
  • 4
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