Recipe: Holiday Cabbage Slaw With Dried Cranberries

This holiday salad will wow you
holiday cabbage slaw with apples and cranberries

This slaw is not only flavorful and delicious, but it boasts some super-healthy nutrients — including cruciferous vegetables, such as cabbage, broccoli and kale. This recipe is also low in calories but high in nutrients like fiber, heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, and vitamin C.

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Ingredients for the slaw

  • ⅓ medium head green cabbage, thinly shredded
  • ⅓ medium head red cabbage, thinly shredded
  • 2-3 large sweet and tart apples such as Granny Smith, sliced very thinly
  • ½ cup dried cranberries, dried cherries, or raisins
  • ¾ cup pecans

Ingredients for the dressing

  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp light cranberry juice
  • ½ tsp clove
  • ½ tsp cinnamon


  1. Combine slaw ingredients.
  2. Whisk together dressing ingredients, then add dressing to slaw, tossing gently.
  3. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes about 12 servings.

Calories 130
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 1g
Trans fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 15mg
Total carbohydrate 17g
Fiber 3g
Sugars 11g
Protein 1g

Recipe courtesy of Digestive Disease Health Team Dietitians

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