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Recipe: Cabbage apple slaw

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Vegan cabbage apple slaw recipe

Side dish or sandwich topping.

Move over boring coleslaw, this cabbage apple slaw is healthier and tangier than a traditional coleslaw. Add it to your favorite pulled pork sandwich, as a burger topping or eat it as a side.

Serves 8


  • 1 large onion (sweet or red), thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 8 cups mixed shredded cabbage (bagged coleslaw mix works great)
  • 1 large apple, cored and shredded, choose a tart apple, like a granny smith, for a savory slaw


In a non-stick skillet sauté the onion, stirring frequently until browned, about 8-10 minutes. Remove from heat.

In a large bowl, whisk together the vinegar, mustard and salt. Add the onions, cabbage mixture and apple, toss well.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):
40 calories, 0g fat, 130mg sodium, 9g carbohydrates, 1g protein, 3g fiber

Recipe from Cecelia Jacobson, Registered Dietitian for the Oregon Heart and Vascular Institute at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend.