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Morgan's Waldorf Salad

Rated as 4.81 out of 5 Stars
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"The idea of Waldorf salad was unappealing to me for years. So I experimented with ingredients a bit and finally found a recipe that's incredibly delicious! This is my own spin on the traditional Waldorf salad. The ingredients crisp, filling, and bursting with juicy flavor. Perfect for hot summer days when you don't feel like firing up the stove."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 364
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine Granny Smith apple, Golden Delicious apple, Gala apple, Bosc pear, celery, cranberries, walnuts, and pecans in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk sour cream, mayonnaise, sugar, and lemon juice together in a separate bowl for the dressing.
  3. Pour dressing into apple mixture; toss until evenly coated. Chill in refrigerator for at least 15 minutes before serving.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 364 calories; 29.7 25 2.9 20 153 Full nutrition

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Hello?!?!?!? HOLY YUM! I left out the dried cranberries just because we don't really care for them...great recipe and I've had Waldorf Salad many, many, many ways...this is up there in the top 5...

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it was OK, but definitely didn't get rave reviews: as someone else has already said, too much mayo for me, and the taste is a bit overpowering. It certainly can be twisted with more yogurt, or ...

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Hello?!?!?!? HOLY YUM! I left out the dried cranberries just because we don't really care for them...great recipe and I've had Waldorf Salad many, many, many ways...this is up there in the top 5...

I've made this salad twice - once according to the recipe here and once with no sugar but dried cherries and both times it was a hit! leaving out the sugar doesn't effect the flavor at all!

This was the lead in to very successful Valentine's Day dinner for my wife. I used a Macintosh apple because I had some, a Gala apple and a Bosch Pear along with a handful of grapes, sliced in ...

Outstanding. Never made Waldorf before and looked easy. Pretty much followed directions. Took me a little longer to make than 20 minutes but not much and that was mainly because I had to call ar...

In looking for a fresh twist on a traditional Waldorf, I've made this salad a couple times for social events (relatively, as directed with a couple minor/different apple/pear varieties), and tho...

Great! Not just for summer time. I used light sour cream & Smart Beat Mayo, and it still came out great. I think it needs to sit longer than 15 minutes though. I'd say at least an hour, mine sat...

I used this because I liked the pear twist. It was a hit. I used granny smith and honey crisp apples and the bosc pear. I only used pecans not walnuts due to allergies. I used dried tart cherrie...

This was the first time I made this and it was delicious. I followed the recipe all except to make it a little healthier I used low fat mayo and non fat plain greek yogurt to bump up the protein...