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Chicken Waldorf Salad

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cup(s)

Makes: 4 Serving(s)

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 251

Total Fat: 8g

Cholesterol: 50mg

Sodium: 490mg

Total Carbohyrdates: 27g

Protein: 1g

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Make this for: Lunch

Category: Salads

This Recipe Makes: 4 Serving(s)


Tidbit: Waldorf Salad was created at New York`s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in 1896 by the maitre d` hotel Oscar Tshirky. The original version of this salad contained only apples, celery and mayonnaise.

What you'll need

  • 2 cup cubed or shredded cooked chicken breast
  • 2 cup chopped, cored apples
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 2/3 cup halved seedless grapes
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 3 1/2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. Dijon style mustard
  • 2 1/2 tsp. sugar substitute
  • 1 dash salt and pepper
  • 1 med Red leaf lettuce
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, optional


  • Step 1
    Combine chicken, apples, celery, grapes and 1/4-cup pecans in bowl. Blend mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, mustard and sweetener; stir into chicken mixture. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Step 2
    Spoon salad onto lettuce-lined plates; sprinkle with 1/4-cup chopped pecans, if using.
  • Step 3
    Tips: Cubed, lean smoked ham can be substituted for the chicken Pineapple chunks can be substituted for the grapes; spoon salad into a hollowed-out pineapple half to serve.

Diabetic Exchanges

  • Fruit: 1 1/2
  • Meats & Meat Substitutes: 3