“My husband and I love salads, and we especially love this one! The apple flavor really compliments the tender chicken and rich cheese,” says Debbie Purdue of Westland, Michigan. You'll love how quickly this elegant medley comes together!
Looking for a fun variation on a traditional Waldorf salad? Try this simple version shared by Mary Patterson of Bethel, Connecticut. A colorful combination of apples and grapes is dressed in fruity yogurt and sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds.
Peanut butter in the dressing and interesting ingredients like marshmallows and mixed nuts give this Waldorf salad a tasty twist. I've tried versions without the peanut butter, but this is my favorite.
-Maryellen Hays, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Chopped apple, celery and green pepper add extra crunch to this crisp cabbage salad shared by Ann Main of Moorefield, Ontario. The lemony homemade dressing has plenty of celery seed and a hint of honey.
Whenever our staff celebrates a birthday or a special occasion, "Mary's Apple Salad" is always at the top of the wish list! The ingredients can also be prepared the day before and put together in a flash for our teachers' 20 minute lunch time.—Mary Robertson, Louisville, Kentucky
The possibilities for this salad are endless! Try wild or brown rice instead of white; scallions instead of sweet onions; or a four-ounce jar of pimentos instead of red bell pepper. —Diann Mayer, Austin, Texas
My favorite memory of eating this dish was when my mom made it for lunch on weekends when we were home from school and could have something other than "brown bag" lunches. Happy memories of childhood and late summer days just make this salad extra special. —Trisha Kruse, Eagle, Idaho
Panzanella is my favorite salad, but made with tomatoes. Since good tomatoes are hard to find in the winter, I created this winter version, using roasted butternut squash, apple and cranberries.—Julie Merriman, Cold Brook, New York