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Red Cabbage Salad with Dates

This salad is as healthy as it is tasty: Cabbage, oranges, and almonds contribute potassium and calcium; almonds add monounsaturated fat and phytosterols; and walnut oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Prep Time: about 15 minutes.

Sunset JANUARY 2006

  • Yield: Makes 8 servings


  • 1/2 head red cabbage (20 oz. total), finely shredded
  • 3 oranges, peeled and segmented with membranes removed and juices reserved
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped toasted almonds
  • 5 Medjool dates, pitted and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons walnut oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt


In a large bowl, combine cabbage, orange segments and their juice, almonds, and dates. Drizzle with walnut oil and lemon juice and mix gently to coat. Sprinkle with salt to taste.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 138
  • Calories from fat: 43%
  • Protein: 2.7g
  • Fat: 6.5g
  • Saturated fat: 0.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 20g
  • Fiber: 4.1g
  • Sodium: 92mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

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Red Cabbage Salad with Dates Recipe