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Faux Waldorf Salad Recipe

Faux Waldorf Salad

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Servings: 3 

Estimated Total Preparation Time: 15 minutes

We’ve lightened up the Waldorf salad by omitting the mayo and modernized it with pear instead of apple.

Recipe Nutritional Information:

Calories per Serving: 549

Total Protein per Serving: 50 grams 

Total Carbs per Serving: 28 grams

Total Fat per Serving: 28 grams

Saturated Fat per Serving: 3 grams

Total Fiber per Serving: 5 grams

Recipe Ingredients:

2 heads Bibb lettuce

1 lb oven-roasted turkey breast, skin removed (request ½-inch slices from your deli counter)

½ cup chopped walnuts

½ cup dried cranberries (e.g., Raisins®)

1 pear, cored and sliced

1 tbsp pear vinegar (if not available, can substitute ½ apple cider vinegar and ½ sherry vinegar)

3 tbsp olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste


Wash and chop the two Bibb lettuce heads. Drain excess liquid and place in a large bowl.
Cut turkey into ½-inch cubes and set aside.

Place walnuts and dried cranberries in bowl with lettuce. Core and slice pear and add to lettuce mix.

Make a pear vinaigrette by whisking together pear vinegar and olive oil. Toss lettuce, pear slices, walnuts, and dried cranberries together with vinaigrette. Add salt and pepper to taste.

To serve, distribute salad equally onto four plates. Top with turkey cubes.


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