Apple-Cabbage Slaw Recipe

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  • 1 small head cabbage, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 small red apple, cored and chopped
  • 1 small green apple, cored and chopped
  • 1/2 small red pepper, chopped
  • 1 small carrot, shredded
  • 5 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes


  • In a large bowl, toss together cabbage, apples, red pepper, carrot, and green onions. Set aside.
  • In a small saucepan over medium heat, whisk together vinegar, sugar, oils, mustard, and red pepper flakes. Simmer until sugar is dissolved.
  • Pour hot dressing over cabbage mixture, and toss to coat.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow flavors to blend.

Photo by Getty Images/ALLEKO

Yields about 10 servings.

For more delicious apple recipes, see Apple Recipes From the Autumn Harvest.

Traci Smith is a Capper’s Farmer editor. She enjoys doing crafts and DIY projects, hanging out with her Labrador retrievers, and trying new recipes.

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