Paradise Foods’ Waldorf Salad with Smoked Turkey & Walnuts

  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins


3-- Granny Smith apples, quartered, cored and cut in 1/2-inch dice
2tablespoons lemon juice
2/3cup dried cranberries
1cup diced, smoked turkey breast (from free-range turkey if possible)
3/4cup red seedless grapes, stemmed and cut in half
1cup (4 ounces) chopped, toasted California walnuts
1cup (about 3 ribs) thinly sliced celery
3-- green onions, thinly sliced
3/4cup mayonnaise
1/4cup plain yogurt
1teaspoon honey
1/2teaspoon salt
-- Pinch of cayenne pepper
-- Several large leaves butter lettuce or red leaf lettuce


  1. In a large bowl, toss with apples with the lemon juice and set aside.  In a small bowl, cover the cranberries with hot water, let sit for 3 – 5 minutes, then drain well and pat dry with paper towels.  Add the cranberries to the apples along with the turkey, grapes, walnuts, celery and green onion, then stir and toss to combine.  
  2. To make the dressing, in a small bowl stir the mayonnaise, yogurt, honey, salt and pepper together until smooth.  Pour over the apple mixture and stir until the ingredients are evenly coated with dressing.  Place each serving of salad on a lettuce leaf

Recipe provided courtesy of Chef Brian Whitmer of Paradise Foods

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 440
  • Glycemic Load 6
  • Fat 24g
  • Saturated Fat 3g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 15g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 4.5g
  • Cholesterol 60mg
  • Sodium 460mg
  • Potassium 490mg
  • Carbohydrate 40g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Sugars 26g
  • Protein 22g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 6%
  • Vitamin C 15%
  • Calcium 6%
  • Iron 10%