Traditional Waldorf salad gets a refreshing makeover in this Tuna Waldorf Collard Wrap with an avocado-cumin dressing with a touch of spice.
By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest for California Walnuts and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.
When I found out California Walnuts was having a “Waldorf Salad Refresh” contest, I immediately knew I wanted to give it a shot. The classic Waldorf Salad, prepared with apples, celery, and walnuts dressed in mayonnaise, was created in the late 1800’s at the Waldorf hotel in New York (prior to becoming the Waldorf Astoria hotel). While there have been many adaptations to the Waldorf Salad over the past 100+ years, it’s time for a #WaldorfSaladRefresh!
After some brainstorming, I knew I wanted to create a refreshing wrap featuring the classic Waldorf ingredients–walnuts, celery, and apple–but add even more nutritious ingredients. And that mayonnaise-based dressing had to go!
This Tuna Waldorf Collard Wrap has a yogurt + avocado based dressing mixed with cumin, a touch of cayenne pepper, and a squeeze of lemon juice. It tastes so great with the tuna and the sweetness from the apple and grapes. For extra fiber, I added farro (a grain), which doesn’t stand out once mixed in with everything else, but all the nutritional benefits are still at work 🙂 Collard green leaves are nature’s sandwich wrap and if you haven’t given it a try yet, you should!
To see all of the entries, check out the California Walnuts Waldorf Salad Refresh Pinterest board. And here’s my recipe…hope you enjoy!