Classic Waldorf salad

This fresh and crunchy Waldorf salad is loaded with apples, celery, and walnuts. It’s a delicious wintry side dish and really easy to make.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 30 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 337 / Protein 7g / Carbohydr. 24g / Fat 24g

Ingredients (4 servings)

250 groot celery
250 gapples
40 mllemon juice
80 gcrème fraiche
100 gwalnuts
20 gparsley
150 ggrapes
150 gcelery stalks


citrus press (optional), large bowl, box grater, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife

Wine Tip

Scheurebe late harvest wine, sweet, 2011
With its fine, natural sweetness, this wine harmonizes very well with the creamy walnut taste. The expressive body makes for a long lasting taste sensation.

Step 1

Classic Waldorf salad

Slice off peel of root celery. Grate root celery and apples using the large holes of a box grater.

box grater, cutting board, knife

250 g root celery / 250 g apples

Step 2

Classic Waldorf salad

Transfer to a large bowl. Add lemon juice, crème fraiche, and walnuts into the bowl.

citrus press, large bowl, cooking spoon

40 ml lemon juice / 80 g crème fraiche / 100 g walnuts

Step 3

Classic Waldorf salad

Season to taste with sugar, salt, and pepper. Mix well to combine and set aside.

sugar / salt / pepper

Step 4

Classic Waldorf salad

Roughly chop parsley. Halve grapes and cut celery stalks into fine slices.

cutting board, knife

20 g parsley / 150 g grapes / 150 g celery stalks

Step 5

Classic Waldorf salad

Add chopped parsley, grapes and celery to the salad. Stir to combine. Enjoy with fresh parsley leaves and ground pepper.

cooking spoon