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Festive Red Cabbage Slaw

Festive Red Cabbage Slaw

This festive red cabbage slaw studded with pomegranate seeds, mandarin oranges and pistachios is a delicious and welcome addition to any table!
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Course: Salad
Cuisine: Modern European
Keyword: red cabbage slaw
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Chilling Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 108kcal


For the yogurt dressing

  • 125ml/1/2cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • ½ tsp white wine vinegar
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp sumac spice

For the red cabbage slaw

  • ½ head/3 cups red cabbage small
  • 2 carrots cut in matchsticks or grated
  • 1 tbsp of each chopped mint and cilantro
  • ¼ pomegranate
  • 3 mandarin oranges
  • 2-3 tbsp pistachios shelled and chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ lemon juice only


For the yogurt dressing

  • In a mason jar mix all dressing ingredients together, add salt to taste and set aside. 

For the red cabbage slaw

  • Slice the red cabbage thinly using a mandolin or a sharp knife. Cut the carrots in matchsticks or grate on a vegetable grater. 
    Peel the mandarin oranges and separate into segments, cut each segment in half. 
  • Chop the mint and cilantro. 
    In a large bowl combine the red cabbage, carrots, orange segments, herbs and season with salt.  Sprinkle with lemon juice and refrigerate for one hour for the cabbage to soften.
  • Before serving ddd the yogurt dressing and toss to coat. 
    Arrange the red cabbage slaw on a platter and sprinkle with pomegranate seeds and pistachios. 
    Sprinkle with 1 tsp sumac. (optional)


Calories: 108kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 453mg | Potassium: 327mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 4245IU | Vitamin C: 46mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 0.6mg