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Cheesy Apple Salad Recipe

Fruit, celery, nuts and cheese make a merry medley in this tangy twist on traditional Waldorf salad, says St. Louis, Missouri cook Valerie Belley. And because it's sized for a pair, there are no leftovers to worry about.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling YIELD:2 servings


  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1 large apple, chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts


  • 1. In a small bowl, whisk the orange juice, mayonnaise, lemon juice and orange peel until combined. In another bowl, combine the apple, cheese, celery and walnuts. Add orange juice mixture and stir to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 376 calories, 29 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 289 mg sodium, 22 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 8 g protein.