California Pizza Kitchen Waldorf Salad Copycat

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by princessbride029

My absolute favorite salad at any restaurant. Unlike a typical Waldorf in that they serve it with Dijon Balsamic Vinaigrette rather than a creamy dressing. So easy to throw together, too - grill the chicken a day before or even while putting together the salad ingredients! Makes 2 dinner-sized salads - adjust the amounts accordingly if you prefer less greens. The dressing recipe makes more like 8 servings as I like to keep extra on hand. I hope you enjoy it!

Top Review by Lea D.

Excellent recipe!!! We omitted the chicken (so instead of an enfree salad it became a side salad to our actual entree: pork chops) and used crumbled goats cheese instead (but only because we couldn't find the cheese in the recipe at our grocery store)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For dressing:.
  2. Whisk together all ingredients well.
  3. Chill until serving.
  4. Store in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks, shake or whisk prior to serving. (It may store longer than this, but it never stays around long enough without being eaten for me to know!).
  5. For the salad:.
  6. Toss field greens, fruits and celery, if included, in desired amount of dressing.
  7. Place evenly divided portions on two large, chilled plates.
  8. Top with sliced, chilled chicken breast, candied walnuts, and Gorgonzola.
  9. Voila! Enjoy!

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