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Apple Waldorf Salad

Make yourself this classic fruit-vegetable-nut salad. It's refreshing any time of the year.

Number of Servings: 6
Serving Size: 2/3 cup


2 cups diced apples

1 cup diced celery

1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries

1/2 cup walnuts, chopped

6 ounces low-fat plain yogurt or 2 tablespoons salad dressing

1 tablespoon orange juice


Time needed: 15 minutes preparation

  1. Mix orange juice with yogurt or salad dressing.
  2. Toss apples, celery, raisins, and walnuts with the orange juice mixture.

Nutritional Information

Calories 135
Total Fat: 7 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 2 mg
Sodium: 36 g
Total Carbohydrate: 17 g
Dietary Fiber: 1 g
Total Sugar: 14 g
Protein: 3 g

Allergens: Dairy

Tips and Variations

Older children can dice apples and celery into pieces.

Children can toss the salad ingredients together.

Use vanilla yogurt for a sweeter flavor.


This was adapted from the United States Department of Agriculture's Waldorf Salad (no date; What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl).

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