Red Cabbage Slaw with Tangy Carrot Ginger Dressing

This colourful and tangy Entire30-friendly purple cabbage slaw is a refreshing spin on a conventional cole slaw. The acidity of this vegetable aspect dish completely balances the heartiness of your favourite rib-sticking meaty entree!

I really like me some cabbage however I don’t at all times have 2.5 hours to make my favourite braised cabbage recipe. Generally I simply wanna chop up a uncooked cabbage, throw on some dressing and be finished with it.  Plus, this zippy slaw tastes nice as leftovers!

The key sauce

The most effective factor about this easy cabbage slaw is the tangy, zesty, and creamy dressing! Save the additional sauce so you possibly can drizzle it on all of the issues and to perk up leftover purple cabbage slaw. Simply hold the dressing in a sealed container within the fridge for as much as every week.

The one caveat for this tasty sauce is that you simply’ll want a strong blender or meals processor to mix all of the veggies right into a easy dressing. Blender not fairly slicing it? Chop the substances extra extensively earlier than blitzing every thing collectively!

What are you able to serve with it?

Any meat dish! I really like serving this acidic purple cabbage slaw with Cracklin’ Hen or an enormous pile of Kalua Pig or Instantaneous Pot Carnitas. If you wish to make it a whole meal, toss cooked hen whilst you’re making the slaw and also you’re good to go!

Are you able to make this slaw forward of time?

I feel the slaw tastes finest once you costume it proper earlier than you serve it, however leftovers nonetheless style great. Leftover purple cabbage slaw could be saved in a fridge for as much as Four days. If it is advisable to amp up the flavors of the leftover salad, drizzle on some additional dressing and toasted almonds earlier than serving!

Time to make some purple cabbage slaw!

Serves 8

Carrot Ginger Dressing

  • 2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 scallions, white elements solely, roughly chopped (the inexperienced elements shall be used for the slaw)
  • 1 massive Medjool dates, pitted and roughly chopped
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ⅓ cup Paleo mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon chopped contemporary ginger root
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon Diamond Crystal Kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly floor black pepper

Crimson Cabbage Slaw

  • 1 small purple cabbage, cored and thinly sliced (about 2 kilos)
  • 2 carrots, julienned or peeled into skinny strips
  • 2 scallions, greens solely, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup minced contemporary cilantro
  • ½ cup Carrot Ginger Dressing (see above)
  • 2 tablespoons toasted slivered almonds

Gear:

All of my favourite kitchen instruments are listed right here.

Technique:

Make the Carrot Ginger dressing! In a excessive pace blender, mix all of the substances for the carrot ginger dressing and blitz…

…till easy.

In a big salad bowl, toss collectively the cabbage, carrots, scallion greens, and cilantro.

Pour in ½ cup of Carrot Ginger Dressing and toss nicely.

Style and add additional dressing if wanted. Sprinkle toasted slivered almonds on prime…

…and serve!

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[Originally posted on March 19, 2011. Updated on December 2, 2019.]


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Crimson Cabbage Slaw with Tangy Carrot and Ginger Dressing

This colourful and tangy Entire30-friendly purple cabbage slaw is a refreshing spin on a conventional cole slaw.

Prep Time15 minutes

Prepare dinner Time15 minutes

Course: Salad

Delicacies: American

Key phrase: cole slaw, nomnompaleo, purple cabbage slaw, Vegetarian, Entire30

Servings: 8

Energy: 140kcal

Components

Carrot Ginger Dressing

  • 2 medium carrots peeled and chopped
  • 2 scallions white elements solely, chopped
  • 1 massive Medjool date pitted and chopped
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar or white balsamic vinegar
  • cup Paleo Mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon chopped contemporary ginger root
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon Diamond Crystal kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly floor black pepper

Crimson Cabbage Slaw

  • 2 kilos purple cabbage cored and thinly sliced
  • 2 medium carrots peeled into strips or julienned
  • 2 scallions greens solely, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup minced cilantro
  • ½ cup Carrot Ginger Dressing see above
  • 2 tablespoons toasted slivered almonds

Directions

Crimson Cabbage Slaw

  • In a big salad bowl, toss collectively the cabbage, carrots, scallion greens, and cilantro.

  • Pour in ½ cup of Carrot Ginger Dressing and use tongs to combine nicely.

  • Style and add additional dressing if wanted. Sprinkle toasted slivered almonds on prime and serve.

Notes

 Leftover purple cabbage slaw could be saved in a fridge for as much as Four days. If it is advisable to perk up the flavors of the leftover salad, drizzle on some additional dressing and toasted almonds earlier than serving!

Diet

Energy: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 3g | Fats: 9g | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g

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