Cabbage and Apple Slaw

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4 stars
Photo: Beatriz Da Costa
Recipe from Real Simple

Bring fruit to the table as a surprise ingredient in this colorful cole slaw recipe. The crunch of the ripe apple perfectly complements the bite of the crisp cabbage. Chill before serving to let the flavors blend.


  • 2 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 2 cups shredded red cabbage
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 large unpeeled Fuji apple¬ócored, quartered, and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley (optional)


  1. In a large bowl, combine the green and red cabbages; set aside. In a medium bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, sour cream, vinegar, celery seed, salt, and pepper. Add the apple slices. Pour over the cabbage and toss gently until coated. Cover and chill 1 hour or longer. To serve, spoon into salad bowls and sprinkle with the parsley (if desired).

October 2004

Nutritional Information

  • Calcium: 62mg
  • Calories: 278
  • Calories from fat: 82%
  • Carbohydrate: 14g
  • Cholesterol: 23mg
  • Fat: 25g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Protein: 2mg
  • Saturated fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 469mg