Holiday Cranberry Slaw

by Dr. Stephen Sinatra
Filed Under: Recipes
Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

A Heart-Healthy Holiday Recipe

This salad is easy to prepare, packed with inflammation- and age-fighting antioxidants, and makes a refreshing addition to any traditional holiday meal.

  • ½ head green cabbage (about 2 cups), shredded
  • ½ head red cabbage (about 2 cups), shredded
  • 6 scallions, sliced or 1 small red onion, diced (or use a combination of both)
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. ground, dried mustard powder

Mix together cabbage, onions, and cranberries in large mixing bowl. Whisk oil, vinegar, and seasonings together in a small bowl. Pour over cabbage mixture; mix thoroughly. Marinate in refrigerator for 1 hour. This slaw keeps for 4 or 5 days.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories 138, Total Fat 14 g, Sodium 126 mg, Carbs 4 g, Fiber 1 g, Protein 1 g

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