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Classic Waldorf Salad Recipe: A Refreshing Blend of Apples, Walnuts, and Celery

Waldorf Salad Recipe

  • Author: RecipesAmazingAl3abFun
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Diet: Vegetarian


A timeless and refreshing dish, the Waldorf Salad combines the crispness of fresh apples and celery with the rich creaminess of mayonnaise and the nutty crunch of walnuts. Originating from the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, this salad is perfect for a light, wholesome meal or a sophisticated side dish.


  • 🍎 2 medium-sized apples, cored and chopped
  • 🥬 1 cup celery, thinly sliced
  • 🥜 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped and toasted
  • 🥄 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 🍋 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 🧂 Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise and lemon juice to create the dressing.
  2. In a larger bowl, combine apples, celery, and walnuts.
  3. Pour the dressing over the apple mixture and toss gently to coat evenly.
  4. Season with salt and pepper according to taste.
  5. Serve on a bed of lettuce leaves or as desired.


  • For a healthier version, substitute mayonnaise with Greek yogurt.
  • Add grapes, raisins, or cranberries for a fruity twist.
  • Consider garnishing with additional walnuts or parsley for extra texture and flavor.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Mixing
  • Cuisine: No cook


  • Calories: 220 Kcal
  • Sugar: 14g
  • Fat: 16g
  • Saturated Fat: 2g
  • Carbohydrates: 19g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg

Keywords: Waldorf Salad Recipe, Classic Waldorf Salad, Easy Salad Recipes, Apple Walnut Salad, No-Cook Salad, Healthy Salad Options, Crunchy Celery Salad

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