Chicken Waldorf Salad

A colorful entree salad that makes great use of leftover chicken. Substitute your favorite variety of apple for a flavor change.

Chicken Waldorf Salad

52% calorie reduction from traditional recipe.


  • 2 cups cubed or shredded cooked chicken breast*
  • 2 cups chopped cored Red Delicious apples
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 2/3 cup halved seedless grapes
  • 1/4 cup chopped toasted pecans
  • 1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 3 to 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard
  • 1/3 cup Equal Spoonful**
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Red leaf lettuce
  • Chopped pecans (optional)

* Variation: Cubed, lean smoked ham can be substituted for chicken. Pineapple chunks can be substituted for the grapes. Spoon salad into a hollowed-out pineapple half to serve.

** May substitute 8 packets Equal sweetener


  1. Combine chicken, apples, celery, grapes and 1/4 cup pecans in bowl.
  2. Blend mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, mustard and Equal; stir into chicken mixture.
  3. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Spoon salad onto lettuce-lined plates: sprinkle with additional chopped pecans, if desired.

Nutrition information per serving: 260 cal., 23 g pro., 24 g carb., 9 g fat, 57 mg chol., 426 mg sodium

Food exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 1/2 fruit

Recipe and photo credit: Equal Sweetener