Classic Waldorf Salad and Variation

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon creme fraiche
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled and diced small
  • 1 Gala apple, peeled and diced small
  • 1/4 cup sliced grapes
  • 2 Gala apples, tops removed and insides hollowed out

Instructions

  1. Add mustard, honey and creme fraiche to a large mixing bowl. Mix well. Add apples and grapes. Toss well. Spoon into apples and serve.

Variation

Wright’s Waldorf Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 Granny Smith apple, peeled and sliced into matchsticks
  • 1 Gala apple, peeled and sliced into matchsticks
  • 1/2 cup peeled and diced celery root
  • 6 candied walnut halves
  • 1/4 cup grapes, cut in half
  • 1/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons creme fraiche or sour cream
  • 3 celery leaves, diced
  • 2 tablespoons walnut oil

Instructions

  1. Add apples, celery root, candied walnuts and grapes to a large mixing bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, add yogurt, honey, sugar, creme fraiche, celery leaves and walnut oil. Mix dressing until well blended. Add to apple mixture and toss well. Serve immediately.

Tips

  • Remember to sample the apples in advance to make sure they are crisp and delicious and not mealy.
  • Don’t cut up the apples until just before you’re ready to serve because they oxidize quickly and will turn dark.

Serves 2 people.

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