Sunday, January 6, 2013

Waldorf Hotel Waldorf Salad

Contributor: Unknown
2002 Cowley Cookbook

1 cup walnut halves
1/2 cup mayo
1/4 cup plain yogurt
1 tsp prepared mustard
pinch of dry mustard
juice of 1/2 lemon
4-6 tart apples, peeled, cored and diced (2 cups)
1-2 cups finely diced inner ribs celery (white part only, leaves reserved)
salt and freshly ground pepper
2 bunches tender greens such as arugala, baby kale or pepper cress, washed and dried
2 T olive oil
1 T fresh lemon juice

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Spread walnuts on baking sheet and toast in oven for 4-5 minutes until aromatic and lightly toasted. Let cool.

Combine mayo, yogurt, both mustards and the lemon juice in a large bowl. Fold in the apples and diced celery; season with salt and pepper.

Put the salad greens in a large bowl. Add the olive oil and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper; toss well. Divide the greens among four plates.  Spoon apple mixture onto greens and sprinkle with the toasted walnuts and reserved celery leaves.

Serves 4.

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