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Red Cabbage and Apple Salad

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Red Cabbage and Apple Salad

Refreshing Cabbage and Apple Salad

Photo: Diana Rattray
For the best flavor, prepare this salad and refrigerate for several hours before serving.


  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar or balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon spicy or Creole mustard
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 medium unpeeled Gala, Red Delicious, or Fuji apples, cored, quartered, and thinly sliced crosswise
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 cups coarsely shredded red cabbage
  • 2 cups coarsely shredded green cabbage
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup pecan halves, toasted, optional
  • salt and pepper, to taste


Whisk both vinegars and mustard in small bowl. Gradually whisk in the honey and olive oil.

Toss apples with lemon juice, shredded cabbage, and dried cranberries. Add dressing and toss. Add salt and pepper, to taste. Stir in pecans, if using. Refrigerate the salad and toss again before serving.
Serves 6.

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 4 out of 5
A great Thanksgiving alternative., Member Suzannan

I thought I would try to do something a litte less traditional for some Thanksgiving day slaw. This looked great and tasted even better. My husband really, really loved it. I will definately be making it for him again

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