waldorf_salad

Waldorf Salad with California Raisins Version 2.0

The one thousand and first variation of the popular apple salad — they get better every time.

Details

  • Serving Size: 2/3 cup salad

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 cup low calorie mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat vanilla yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/2 tablespoon chopped chives
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons minced gingerroot
  • 3/4 cup California natural raisins
  • 3/4 cup California golden raisins
  • 1 Red Delicious apples, cored and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 1 Granny Smith apples, cored and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 12 leaves romaine lettuce hearts
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk blue cheese, crumbled
  • 12 glazed walnuts
  • 1/2 cup chervil sprigs
  • Light molasses, for drizzle
  • 1/4 cup snipped chives; for garnish

PROCEDURE

Combine mayonnaise, yogurt, sugar, vinegar, chives and gingerroot in mixing bowl; mix until sugar is dissolved. Fold in raisins and diced apples. Cover tightly and chill thoroughly.

To serve, arrange 2 romaine leaves on each of 6 long rectangular chilled plates. Divide and spoon on apple-raisin mixture. Sprinkle with crumbled blue cheese and walnuts. Top each with chervil sprigs, drizzle with molasses and sprinkle with chives.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 250 (27% from fat); Total Fat 8g (sat 2.5g, mono 2g, poly 3g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 10mg; Protein 5g; Carbohydrate 43g; (Dietary Fiber 4g; Sugars 36g; ); Iron 2mg; Sodium 180mg; Calcium 99mg; Potassium 482mg

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