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Crunchy apple salad in a serving bowl made with Fuji apples, walnuts, celery and cranberries
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Apple Salad

Apple salad is a delicious side dish or snack that’s ready in just 10 minutes! All you need to make this apple salad recipe is crisp apples, celery, walnuts, raisins, mayonnaise (or yogurt) and a splash of lemon juice.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple cranberry salad, apple salad, apple walnut salad
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 226kcal
Author: TipBuzz


  • 3 large apples cored and chopped*
  • 3/4 cup walnut pieces or pecans
  • ¾ cup raisins or dried cranberries
  • 1 cup celery chopped
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise regular or low-fat, or Greek yogurt**
  • 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice or cider vinegar


  • Core and chop the apples into 1/2-inch chunks. Sprinkle fresh lemon juice and toss to prevent discoloration.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the chopped apples with the celery, raisins and walnuts.
  • Add the mayonnaise or yogurt to the bowl. Then toss all the ingredients together until thoroughly coated.
  • Spoon onto serving plates, or onto lettuce leaves for an attractive presentation.


  • * Look for a crunchy, sturdy apple variety such as Fuji, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, Golden Delicious, Pink Lady and Empire.
  • ** For yogurt, use a thick type such as Greek yogurt, which will evenly coat the ingredients.
  • Make-ahead: You can make it up to 2 days ahead of time and store in an airtight container in the fridge. The dressing will prevent the apples from browning. Note: apple salad does not freeze well.


Serving: 4oz | Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 172mg | Potassium: 387mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 136IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg