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Overhead shot of salad with grapes, apples, celery and lettuce in a bowl.

Classic Waldorf Salad

The most popular salad is so easy to make at home. Fresh lettuce, crisp apples, juicy grapes and crunchy walnuts and celery make this classic a favorite.

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword Waldorf salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Servings 4 people
Calories 273 kcal
Author Anna


for salad:

  • 2 cups chopped Romaine lettuce
  • 2 apples
  • 1 cup grapes
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup walnuts

for dressing:

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Place lettuce in large salad bowl.
  2. Core and chop apples. Slice grapes in half.
  3. Add apples, celery and grapes to lettuce. Top with walnuts. Toss gently to combine.
  4. In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise with lemon juice. Add salt and pepper. Pour dressing over salad. Toss to coat.

Recipe Notes

You can use Greek yogurt in place of mayonnaise. 

Nutrition Facts
Classic Waldorf Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 273 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 404mg18%
Potassium 358mg10%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 2235IU45%
Vitamin C 8.6mg10%
Calcium 41mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.