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Classic Waldorf Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shelley Gravatt

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c diced tart apples, or 2 apples
1 T sugar
2 tsp lemon juice
1 c diced celery
1 c grapes, halved
1/2 c toasted walnuts or pecans, roughly chopped
1/2 c whipping cream, whipped
1/4 c mayonnaise
1/2 tsp kosher salt

Option:
Add a chicken breast to make it a meal

Optional add ins:
mini marshmallows
raisins
dried cranberries
diced pineapple
dried dates
red onion
broccoli or cauliflower
sunflower seeds, pecans or pistachios

Directions:
Directions:
Add the diced apples to a large mixing b owl and sprinkle with the sugar and lemon juice.

Toss to coat.

Add the celery, grapes and nuts.

In another bowl, whip the whipping cream until peaks form, then gently fold in the mayonnaise.

Fold into the apple mixture and season with the kosher salt.

Taste and adjust the seasoning to your liking.

Chill for 1 hour or overnight.

Serve by itself or on a lettuce leaf.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10 min
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Notes:

Coat apples with lemon juice quickly.

Whisk the mayonnaise and whipped cream together BEFORE adding to the fruit (ensures creamy dressing).

Toast the nuts before adding to the salad .. intensifies their nutty flavor by releasing their natural oils, eliminating their raw taste.

Instead of whipping cream, substitute 2 T plain Greek yogurt or sour cream.

 

 

 

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