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Waldorf Salad


  • 4 crisp apples
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 celery ribs
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • Lettuce leaves
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts

Materials Needed

  • Apple corer
  • Sharp knife
  • Cutting board
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Mixing bowl
  • Mixing spoons
  • Serving plate


  1. Insert the apple corer into the center of each apple and twist it to cut around the core. Remove the cores from the apples.
  2. Cut the apples into small cubes. Measure 2 cups of diced apples into the mixing bowl and sprinkle the lemon juice over them.
  3. Cut the tops and bottoms off the celery ribs. Then cut each rib into small cubes. Measure 1 cup of diced celery.
  4. Add the celery and mayonnaise to the apples, stirring well.
  5. Cover the serving plate with fresh lettuce leaves. Pile the Waldorf salad on top of the lettuce, and then sprinkle it with chopped walnuts.

*** This salad was created by a chef at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. It has a lot of "crunch."

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