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Red Cabbage, Cranberry, and Apple Slaw

red cabbage, cranberry and apple slawCredit: Cooking Light

Earlier this month, I taught a sold-out holiday cooking class at Cooking 4 Life. We had a great time making roasted butternut squash soup, cranberry turkey meatloaf (you can find the recipes for those a few posts back), apple crisp, and maple Brussels sprouts. This cabbage and apple salad though, was the crowd favorite. I adapted this recipe from Cooking Light. Great side dish for the holidays and it looks festive too!


– 5 cups thinly sliced red cabbage (about 1 1/2 pounds)

– 1/2 cup dried cranberries

– 1/3 cup rice vinegar

– 1/3 cup or less honey (adjust amount to taste)

– 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

– 2 teaspoons olive oil

– 3/4 teaspoon sea salt

– 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

– 2 1/4 cups thinly sliced Granny Smith apple

– 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Combine cabbage and cranberries in a large bowl. Combine vinegar and next 5 ingredients (vinegar through pepper), stirring with a whisk; drizzle over cabbage mixture, tossing gently to coat. Cover and chill 2 hours. Add apple, and toss well to combine. Sprinkle with pecans. Enjoy!

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