Waldorf Rice Salad With Apples and Walnuts

Waldorf salad on kale
Waldorf salad with rice on kale. Evi Oravecz / Green Evi / Getty Images
  • Total: 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 6 Servings

This Waldorf salad is made with the addition of rice. The rice and walnuts make this a hearty, refreshing salad perfect for a hot day. The salad is colorful and full of flavor. The mayonnaise and yogurt dressing is flavored with a dash of cinnamon.

Serve the salad on spinach or baby kale along with avocado slices, pineapple rings, or orange segments.

What You'll Need

  • 2 cups red delicious apples, cored and diced, unpeeled
  • 1/4 cup pineapple juice or apple juice
  • 3 cups brown or white rice, cooked and cooled
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrots
  • 3/4 cup vanilla or plain yogurt, low-fat
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

How to Make It

In a large serving bowl, combine the diced apples and pineapple or apple juice. Add the rice, celery, walnuts, raisins and carrots; stir to blend all ingredients.

In a separate bowl, combine the yogurt, mayonnaise, salt, and cinnamon; stir to blend. Stir mayonnaise mixture into apple mixture.

Cover and refrigerate the Waldorf salad until ready to serve.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
637 Calories
36g Fat
71g Carbs
10g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)