Spring has started behaving more normally. Today has been on the cool side. I think of salads in the spring and Waldorf salad is one that comes to mind. Today we're having Waldorf Salad.
You will need:
3/4 cup raw walnut halves (lightly toasted then chopped)
3 Red delicious apples, cored cut into 1 inch chunks
1 cup of green or red seedless grapes halved lengthwise.
2/3 cup sliced celery, about 1/4 inch thick
1/3 cup mayonnaise ( you can use light)
1 T. plain yogurt (you can use lowfat)
1 1/2 T. Honey Or even 1 T. sugar (optional)
2 T. freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/2 tsp. Kosher salt
Fresh ground black pepper to taste
1 cup miniature marshmallows ( optional)
1/2 cup raisins ( optional)
1 small head butter lettuce
To lightly toast walnut halves
pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F. arrange walnuts on a baking sheet and heat in oven for 8 minutes; remove and chop.
- Add walnuts, mayonnaise, lemon juice, yogurt, honey, salt, pepper in a large bowl and mix well.
- With a spatula mix apples, grapes, raisins, marshmallows, and celery with mixture turning to cover apples etc. well. Chill until ready to serve.
- To serve line plates with butter lettuce and top with Waldorf salad.
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