Classic Waldorf Salad

Lynn Clay


This is the classic waldorf salad as first made.


★★★★★ 9 votes

20 Min
30 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 1 1/2 c
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 3 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 9
    edium red apples, cored and diced
  • 3 c
    sliced celery
  • 1 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts

How to Make Classic Waldorf Salad


  1. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sugar, lemon juice, and salt. Mix until smooth.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the apples and celery.
  3. Pour the mayonnaise mixture over the apples and celery and toss until coated.
  4. Cover and chill for 30 minutes. Just before serving, toss in the walnuts.

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About Classic Waldorf Salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American

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