Apple-Walnut Salad

Reader Gwen Fox from Nokomis, Florida, gave us the idea to use lemon curd and mayonnaise in this salad.

Yield: Makes 6 to 8 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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Recipe Time

Prep Time:
Bake: 10 Minutes
Chill: 6 Hours


  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup lemon curd
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 2 Gala apples, chopped
  • 2 Granny Smith apples, chopped
  • 2 Red Delicious apples, chopped
  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1 cup dried fruit mix


  1. 1. Place walnuts in a single layer in a shallow pan.
  2. 2. Bake at 350° for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly toasted, stirring once after 5 minutes.
  3. 3. Stir together mayonnaise, next 4 ingredients, and 1/2 tsp. lemon rind in a large bowl. Add apples, celery, fruit mix, and 3/4 cup walnuts; toss well. Cover and chill 6 hours. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup walnuts and 1 tsp. lemon rind.
  4. Note: For testing purposes only, we used Sun-Maid Fruit Bits.
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