Apple and Celery Salad with Creamy Lemon Salad Dressing
Â½ c. mayonnaise or salad dressing
3 T. plain yogurt
2 T. sugar
2 tsp. grated fresh lemon peel
2 lg. Granny Smith apples, cut into 8 wedges; then cut crossways into bite size pieces (4 Â½ c.)
2 lg. Gala apples, cut into 8 wedges, then cut crossways into bite size pieces (3 Â½ c.)
1 T. fresh lemon juice
6 med. stalks celery with leaves
Â¾ c. chopped walnuts, toasted
In a small bowl, mix the dressing ingredients until blended. Refrigerate until serving time. Place apples in large bowl. Sprinkle with lemon juice; toss until coated. Remove the leaves from celery; chop leaves into Â½ in. pieces to measure Â½ cup. Cut celery stalks diagonally into Â¼ – Â½ inch slices to measure 2 cups. Add to bowl with the apples. Refrigerate until serving time.
Just before serving, toss apples and celery; add dressing; toss until coated.