red cabbage & apple salad

Red Cabbage & Apple Salad

Indulge in the crisp, refreshing flavours of our Red Cabbage & Apple Salad, a dish that celebrates the harmonious blend of sweet and tangy. With its vibrant colours and nutrient-packed ingredients, this salad is not only a feast for the eyes but also a powerhouse of health. Perfect for a light lunch or as a side to your main course

Takes 15 minutes

Serves 4


  • 1/2 head of red cabbage about 500g
  • 2 medium apples about 300g
  • 2 carrots about 250g
  • 60 g of walnuts
  • 1/2 red onion (optional) about 100g
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Small bunch of fresh herb of choice coriander, flat parsley, basil etc.


  • 30 ml of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp of maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp of Dijon mustard or other mustard
  • 60 ml of olive oil
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  • Prepare the Dressing: Whisk together the apple cider vinegar, maple syrup, mustard, olive oil, salt, and pepper in a small bowl to create your dressing.
  • Prep Cabbage, carrot and Apple: Thinly slice the red cabbage into thin strips. Julienne the apple and carrot slicing them into thin matchstick pieces. Toss the apple slices in lemon juice to prevent browning.
  • Slice Red Onion (if using) & herbs: Peel the red onion and slice it thinly. Finely slice the herbs you are using
  • Combine Salad Ingredients: Toss the sliced red cabbage, apples, carrot, herbs and red onions together in a large salad bowl.
  • Toast the Walnuts: Lightly toast the walnuts in a dry pan over medium heat until fragrant and they start to caramelise and smell fantastic! Then allow to cool.
  • Dress the Salad: Pour the dressing over the cabbage, carrot, apple, herbs and onion mixture and toss until evenly coated.
  • Add Walnuts and Serve: Top the salad with the toasted walnuts just before serving to maintain their crunch.
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