Classic Waldorf Salad

Gary Hancq


This is a refreshing Treat. Said to have originated at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City in 1893.

It's a time worn favorite of many, and always a winner at our Table.


★★★★★ 3 votes

15 Min


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1/2 c
english walnuts chopped coarsley
1/4 c
celery chopped medium fine size of raisins
1/2 c
raisins dark preferred
sweet apple red traditional i like granny smith
2 Tbsp
hellman's mayo heaping
1 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice or real lemon (optional)
1/2 tsp
salt (optional)

How to Make Classic Waldorf Salad


  • 1Cut apple in quarters then remove core and dice small to medium coarse. I leave the peel on apple.
  • 2Chop Celery to size of raisins or slightly larger. Chop English Walnuts medium coarse.
  • 3Place all in bowl and add Mayo, Lemon Juice and Sugar. Dash of Salt (Optional). Toss and mix all gently.
  • 4Add a little additional Mayo and Sugar if you wish. Sprinkle with a few additional Raisins if you wish. Serve. Enjoy.
  • 5Note: 1/3 cup Red Seedless Grapes, halved and then quartered, could be added.

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About Classic Waldorf Salad

Course/Dish: Fruit Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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