Crunchy Waldorf Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


9 servings

Updated: May. 11, 2023
Lemon juice gives this easy Waldorf salad quite a zip, and the apples and nuts offer a nice crunch. It’s light, refreshing and effortless to assemble. —Chuck Hinz, Parma, Ohio
Crunchy Waldorf Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 medium Red Delicious apples, chopped
  • 2 medium Golden Delicious apples, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • Optional: Ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg and lettuce leaves


  1. In a large bowl, toss apples with lemon juice. Gently stir in the celery, walnuts, raisins and mayonnaise. Refrigerate until serving. If desired, sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg and serve on lettuce leaves.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 284 calories, 24g fat (3g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 133mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein.