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From Christian Vegetarian Association (CVA)

A Very Modern Waldorf Salad


Juice of 1 lemon

4 ripe pears, cored and sliced

4 sticks celery, thinly sliced

3 carrots, grated

125 g / 4 1/2 oz walnuts, coarsely chopped

150 g / 5 1/2 oz raisins

1 T fresh mint leaves, roughly chopped

For the dressing:

2 T red wine vinegar

1 t Dijon mustard

4 T walnut oil

1 T vegetable oil

Salt and black pepper


  • Combine the lemon juice with 120 ml / 4 oz water in a large bowl.
  • Add the pears and toss until they are coated.
  • Leave for 10 minutes then drain.
  • Make the dressing: put all the ingredients in a screw-top jar and shake vigorously until they are thoroughly blended. Set aside.
  • Put the celery, carrots, walnuts and raisins into a serving bowl.
  • Add the pears and fresh mint.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and serve.


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