Apple and Celery Salad with Creamy Lemon Dressing

Count on a bushel's worth of crunchy flavor in this walnut and apple salad, made with an easy yogurt-mayo dressing.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 20

Ingredients

Dressing

1/2
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
3
tablespoons plain yogurt
2
tablespoons sugar
2
teaspoons grated fresh lemon peel

Salad

2
large Granny Smith apples, cut into 8 wedges, then cut crosswise into bite-size pieces (4 1/2 cups)
2
large Gala apples, cut into 8 wedges, then cut crosswise into bite-size pieces (3 1/2 cups)
1
tablespoon fresh lemon juice
6
medium stalks celery with leaves
3/4
cup chopped walnuts, toasted*
  • 1 In small bowl, mix dressing ingredients until blended. Refrigerate until serving time.
  • 2 Place apples in large bowl. Sprinkle with lemon juice; toss until coated.
  • 3 Remove leaves from celery; chop leaves into 1/2-inch pieces to measure 1/2 cup. Cut celery stalks diagonally into 1/4- to 1/2-inch slices to measure 2 cups. Add to bowl with apples. Refrigerate until serving time.
  • 4 Just before serving, toss apples and celery. Add dressing; toss until coated. Sprinkle with walnuts.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    100
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    45mg
    45%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    9g
    9%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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