The Best Walnut Salad Recipes to Serve in Black Walnut Wooden Bowls

Walnuts are the perfect crunchy addition to any salad, and what better way to serve these meals than in a natural Black Walnut wooden bowl

We’ve rounded up seven walnut salad recipes that are great for big family gatherings and intimate dinners alike. No matter the size of your crowd, these nutty, crunchy dishes can be served easily in these wooden salad bowls and are sure to please everyone in the room. 

Apple Walnut Salad

Topped with crunchy walnuts and sweet apples, this easy-to-make salad can be the next showstopper in your holiday gatherings. Chop up your apples, walnuts, and onions in a large chopping bowl and combine with your mixed greens. Top with crumbled feta cheese and drizzle with a delicious balsamic vinaigrette dressing for a hearty meal that’s fitting for the holidays. 

Honey Walnut Salad with Feta and Raisins

Packed with tangy and sweet flavors, this honey walnut salad is guaranteed to please whether you’re entertaining guests or having dinner on your own. The roasted honey walnuts give the salad an incredible crunch while its flavorful honey dressing brings the spinach, cheese, apples, and other ingredients together for a truly satisfying meal.

Waldorf Salad

With its delightful sweetness and crunch, the Waldorf salad has remained a stand-out salad. Whip up your own by combining chopped romaine lettuce, walnuts, apples, and celery and tossing with a creamy mayonnaise dressing. From oranges and berries to chicken and roast beef,  the options are endless when it comes to mixing and matching ingredients for the Waldorf salad. It’s a classic that can please any crowd any time of the year.

Mixed Greens Salad with Figs, Prosciutto, Walnuts, and Parmesan Cheese

This mixed green salad is as elegant as it is delicious! Just a few minutes in the skillet will bring out the walnuts’ earthy crunch and fragrance. With parmesan, prosciutto, sweet figs, and raspberry jam, this sweet and salty salad is one that’s worth making and remembering. 

Walnut-Chicken Salad

Bring the crisp of your chicken to the next level when you dredge it in a walnut and breadcrumb mixture. After frying, serve the chicken over mixed salad greens and spinach, top with tomato halves and cheese, and serve with buttermilk-honey dressing. The best part? It only takes less than 10 minutes to prepare! 

Strawberry Walnut Salad

If you’re looking for a fresh, healthy start for a busy day, this sweet crunchy salad packs a lot of punch. With sweet strawberries, dark leafy greens, crisp red onions, and chopped walnuts, this salad is worth waking up for. In a large bowl, toss them all together with a rich, creamy balsamic dressing and garnish with fresh mint. You’ll end up with a sweet-savory-tangy salad to keep you on your toes the entire morning.

Persian Walnut Salad with Herbs, Cucumber, and Radishes

A nutritious side to your grilled dishes, this Persian walnut salad will please vegans and non-vegans alike. Toasted walnuts bring a distinct savory flavor to this medley while its cool cucumbers, crunchy radishes, and fresh herbs give it an incredibly refreshing taste. Toss with the lemony dressing right before serving. Paired perfectly with grilled meats, chicken, and fish, this salad is one conversation starter in future outdoor gatherings.


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