Apple-Celery Salad

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling


10 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
I created this recipe one night when I had a craving for a twist on traditional slaw. It was a hit, and now it's a staple at all our family get-togethers. Add a cup of raisins for variety. —Hutch Hutchins, Hartsville, South Carolina


  • 12 celery ribs, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 3 medium apples, cut into chunks
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sparkling apple cider or unsweetened apple juice
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons whole grain mustard
  • 1 teaspoon sugar


  1. Toss celery and apples with lemon juice. In another bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, apple cider, vinegar, oil, mustard and sugar. Pour over celery mixture; toss to coat. Refrigerate, covered, 1 hour. Stir before serving.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 111 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 138mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 starch.