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Waldorf salad recipe

Waldorf salad recipe

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Originating from New York, this classic American Waldorf salad recipe is great for a healthy lunch or simple side dish. Toss celery, apple, grapes and walnuts through peppery rocket and chicory, and drizzle with a quick lemon and mustard yogurt dressing. You can swap for dairy-free yogurt, if you like. See method

  • Serves 8
  • 15mins to prepare
  • 135 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian


For the dressing

  • 150g (5oz) natural yogurt
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1½ tbsp Dijon mustard

For the salad

  • 2 celery sticks, sliced diagonally
  • 2 apples, cored and sliced into wedges
  • 200g (7oz) red grapes, halved
  • 100g (3½oz) walnut halves
  • 2 x 70g packs rocket leaves
  • 1 x 270g pack chicory, leaves separated

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    9g 13%
  • Saturates

    1g 5%
  • Sugars

    9g 10%
  • Salt

    0.2g 3%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 10.1g Protein 3.5g Fibre 3g


  1. First make the dressing. Mix all the dressing ingredients together and season to taste.
  2. Now toss all the salad ingredients in a serving bowl, then drizzle over some of the dressing, serving the rest of the sauce on the side for people to add as needed.

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