Monday, January 25, 2016

SALAD RECIPES - WALDORF SALAD / APPLE SALAD


             Hi foodies...Welcome to AYESHA'S KITCHEN...Today i came with a special chilled salad which is also a great appetizer salad. Waldorf salad or salad with chopped apple and celery.  According to American Century cookbook, the first Waldorf salad was created in Newyork city, US. This salad is generally made of fresh salad apple, celery, walnuts dressed with mayonnaise, sugar and lemon juice served with tons of lettuce as an appetizer or a light meal. Like most of the salads, this too is chilled before serving.


INGREDIENTS

Sweet apple                     - 1 (green) , 1(red), chopped
Grapes( optional)           - half a cup, seedless
Celery                             - half a cup, thinly sliced
Walnuts                           - slightly toasted, crushed, few (optional)
Lettuce                             - for garnishing and serving ( i used cucumber, carrot and sweet oranges)
Mayonnaise                     - 3 tbsp ( or can use yogurt)
Lemon juice                     - 1 tbsp
Sugar                               - half a tsp ( optional)
Salt
Pepper powder

PREPARATION

  • In a bowl, whisk together mayonnaise (yogurt), lemon juice, pepper powder, salt and sugar. Mix well.
  • Add the chopped apples, celery, grapes (optional) and mix well.
  • Sprinkle the crushed walnuts and served with a bed of lettuce or cucumber slices..

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