4 years ago

Waldorf Salad

Wild rice and our signature creamy dressing come together to create a hearty, Minnesota-inspired twist on classic Waldorf Salad. Another family-favorite recipe from The Best of Byerly’s cookbook.

Makes 8 cups
Preparation time: 30 minutes plus refrigeration time

1 (8-ounce) can pineapple tidbits in juice
2 cups cooked wild rice
2 Granny Smith apples, diced (about 2 cups)
2 red Delicious apples, diced (about 2 cups)
½ cup diced celery
½ cup chopped walnuts, toasted
½ cup sour cream
½ cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon lemon juice
¼ cup sugar


  1. Drain pineapple, reserving 1 tablespoon juice.
  2. In a large bowl, combine pineapple, wild rice, apples, celery and walnuts.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine reserved pineapple juice with the sour cream, mayonnaise, lemon juice and sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved.
  4. Fold dressing mixture into salad. Refrigerate, covered, for several hours before serving.