Suffolk Waldorf Salad

We've updated this classic with dried cherries and spinach in place of raisins and lettuce. Apples are key, but make sure you use a crisp snacking variety such as the heart-shaped Gala apple with its yellow-orange skin and red stripes.


Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Chill: 30 Minutes


1/3 cup light mayonnaise
2 tablespoons peanut butter
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 large Gala apples, chopped
1 celery rib, chopped
1/4 cup dried cherries, chopped
1 cup spinach leaves
1/4 cup pecans, chopped


Whisk together first 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Stir in apples, celery, and cherries; toss to coat. Cover and chill 30 minutes. Arrange spinach leaves on serving platter; top with chilled apple mixture, and sprinkle evenly with pecans.

Amy Parmar, Virginia Beach, Virginia,

Southern Living

February 2006
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