This Waldorf Hen Salad is a refreshing and filling dish loaded with fruit, veggies, and nuts. It comes collectively rapidly and packs up properly for taking to work or perhaps a picnic.
Hello mates! Melanie right here once more from Garnish & Glaze bringing you a scrumptious, wholesome, and recent lunch. I LOVE hen salad. It’s yummy, filling, straightforward to make, and will be made forward of time.
Waldorf Salad is a basic. It was first served in NYC within the late 1800’s. It often doesn’t have hen however I’m obsessive about Hen Salad so I made a decision to show it right into a filling meal by merely throwing some in. You should utilize leftover rotisserie hen or cook dinner your personal.
I’ve discovered that the best and quickest solution to completely cook dinner hen is within the On the spot Pot. Toss the hen breast in, sprinkle on no matter seasonings you need after which cook dinner on excessive strain for 10 minutes with a 5 minute pure launch. So fast and completely tender and juicy. After all, you can even simply bake, grill, and even sluggish cook dinner your hen too.
Now, hen salad is often loaded with numerous mayonnaise however I wish to lighten issues up a bit. You’ll be able to absolutely swap out the mayo for plain Greek yogurt however I believe that adjustments the flavour an excessive amount of so I wish to go halfsies. I even have discovered that the mayonnaise made with canola oil has half the energy as common however nonetheless the identical nice taste and texture.
This meal is superior as a result of it comes collectively in simply 15 minutes and you can also make it forward of time for when you realize you’re going to have a busy schedule. I really like making meals like this Waldorf Hen Salad or On the spot Pot Greek Hen Quinoa Bowls at first of the week so I can have it for a fast lunch the next days. My husband particularly loves taking it to work as a result of it’s filling and he doesn’t need to waste time ready to make use of the microwave.
You will love this Waldorf Salad! Take pleasure in!
- ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
- ¼ cup mayonnaise (I desire canola oil Mayo)
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- ½ teaspoon salt
- Contemporary floor black pepper
- 1 cooked hen breast, diced*
- 2 stalks celery, chopped
- 1 apple, chopped
- 1 cup grapes, halved
- 1 cup toasted walnuts, chopped
- 6 leaves Boston lettuce
- Place walnuts on a baking sheet and bake at 350 levels for five minutes. Cool.
- In a small mixing bowl, combine yogurt, mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt, and pepper collectively.
- In a big bowl, toss collectively hen celery, apple, grapes, walnuts, and the dressing. Spoon into lettuce cups and serve instantly.