Tropical Waldorf Salad

By: Co+op, stronger together

Total Time: 30 minutes

Servings: 4-6

Yogurt replaces the traditional mayonnaise. Pineapple and "macadamia nuts are added in a refreshing version of this American classic.


  • 2 cups apple (1 large apple), cut into bite-sized pieces

  • 1 cup seedless grapes, halved

  • 1 cup of fresh pineapple

  • 1/4 cup celery (1-2 ribs), cut into 1/4-inch pieces

  • 1/2 cup toasted macadamia nuts or walnuts, coarsely chopped

  • 1 lemon, juice and zest (about 2-3 tablespoons juice)

  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, zest, yogurt and honey. In a large salad bowl, gently toss the apples, grapes, celery, pineapple, and macadamia nuts or walnuts with the dressing. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Substitute nonfat Greek yogurt for a lower-fat version if you like.

Serving Suggestion

Showcasing the fruits of spring, a scoop of Tropical Waldorf salad is delicious with a brunch omelet or frittata, or served on a bed of lettuce alongside grilled pork.

Nutritional Information

  210calories, 10 g. fat, 4 mg. cholesterol, 36 mg. sodium, 23 g. carbohydrate, 4 g. fiber, 6 g. protein

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