Raw Cabbage and Apple Salad in an Apple Cider Vinaigrette

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It feels great to have a bit of free time to document simple, easy and nourishing recipes that you can fit into your week.  With cabbage and apples in abundance during the Fall and Winter seasons, a cabbage salad is easy to make and allows for variety apart from a normal green salad.  Including cabbage into your diet during the colder months will help increase your immunity as it’s loaded with Vitamin K and Vitamin C among other vitamins and nutrients.

Raw Cabbage and Apple Salad in an Apple Cider Vinaigrette


  • 5 cups chopped green cabbage
  • 2 carrot sticks, shredded
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1 organic fuji apple, diced
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 4-5 tbls raw apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tbs real maple syrup
  • salt and pepper to taste


Toss all ingredients together and chill.  Keep refrigerated for at least one hour before serving to infuse the flavors.

Buen Provecho!

Other cabbage recipes of interest:

This post is a part of Whole Foods For the Holidays hosted this week at Naturally Knocked Up.

    13 Responses to "Raw Cabbage and Apple Salad in an Apple Cider Vinaigrette"
    1. Katie Riddle says:

      YUM! This looks fantastic! Bookmarked!

    2. Belinda @zomppa says:

      Fresh apples – sounds almost too healthy.

    3. April@The 21st Century Housewife says:

      I've bookmarked this one too – It looks and sounds delicious!

    4. Subhashini says:

      very healthy dish btw what is maple syrup

    5. Mexico in my kitchen says:

      Just what i was looking for. A good way to use fresh apples.

      Thanks for the recipe.


    6. jose manuel says:

      Una ensalada sencilla y rica. Saludos

    7. Chow and Chatter says:

      wow what a great seasonal salad love this

    8. Paul Jennette says:

      This sounds great!! I think this would make a great salad for Thanksgiving diner. I love the fact that is off the beaten path.

    9. City Share says:

      It's always great getting new ideas. I have made something similar with an apple cider vinegar dressing, but never with the chopped up apple. Thanks for the inspiration.

    10. chayacomfycook says:

      It is amazing how apples change the whole nature of other foods. As far as I am concerned, it always makes dishes better.

    11. Sense of Home says:

      This sounds like a wonderfully light and healthy alternative to the traditional coleslaw.


    12. Erica says:

      This salad looks so delicious….love the colors,Diana!

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