A bowl of cabbage slaw
Side Dishes, Vegetables

Easy Cabbage Slaw Recipe for a Quick and Healthy Side Dish


Zesty Cabbage Slaw Delight

Recipe by Donnie Caves
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Course: SidesCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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A refreshing and crunchy cabbage slaw with a tangy dressing, perfect as a side dish for any meal or a topping for sandwiches and tacos.

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  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 tbsp honey or agave nectar

  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard

  • 1 tsp celery seeds (optional)

  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Prepare the Vegetables:
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine shredded green cabbage, red cabbage, shredded carrots, and thinly sliced red onion.
  • If using, add chopped fresh cilantro.
  • Make the Dressing:
  • In a separate small bowl, whisk together apple cider vinegar, olive oil, honey (or agave nectar), Dijon mustard, and celery seeds (if using).
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Combine and Toss:
  • Pour the dressing over the cabbage mixture.
  • Toss well to ensure all the vegetables are evenly coated with the dressing.
  • Chill and Serve:
  • Let the slaw sit for at least 10 minutes to allow the flavors to meld. For best results, refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.
  • Give it a final toss before serving.

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  • For a creamier version, you can add 1/4 cup of Greek yogurt or mayonnaise to the dressing.
  • Feel free to customize by adding other vegetables like bell peppers, radishes, or even fruits like apples or cranberries.
  • This slaw can be made a day in advance and stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container

Nutrition Facts

  • Serving Size: 1g
  • Total number of serves: 4
  • Calories: 70kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 8g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Sugar: 4g

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