Crisp Apple and Tart Cranberry Slaw

Transport yourself to a crisp autumn day with every refreshing bite of Crisp Apple and Tart Cranberry Slaw, a vibrant and invigorating salad that combines the sweetness of fresh apples with the tangy zing of cranberries. This slaw is a celebration of seasonal flavors, a harmonious marriage of textures and tastes that will awaken your senses and delight your palate.

Imagine a bowl overflowing with crisp, crunchy ingredients, each one bursting with natural goodness and vibrant color. Thinly sliced apples take center stage, their juicy flesh providing a refreshing sweetness that serves as the perfect foil to the tartness of the cranberries. Every bite is a symphony of flavor, with each ingredient playing its own unique role in creating a culinary masterpiece.

But the beauty of this slaw lies not only in its taste but also in its texture. Crisp celery and shredded carrots add a satisfying crunch, while slivers of red onion provide a subtle bite that enhances the overall flavor profile. The addition of chopped walnuts lends a buttery richness and a hint of earthiness, rounding out the salad with a satisfying depth of flavor.

To tie everything together, a simple yet vibrant dressing is drizzled over the top, infusing the slaw with a tangy sweetness that brings all the ingredients together in perfect harmony. Made with a blend of apple cider vinegar, honey, and a touch of Dijon mustard, the dressing adds just the right amount of brightness and acidity to complement the natural flavors of the fruits and vegetables.

  • 4 cups shredded cabbage
  • 1 large apple, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste
In a large bowl, combine the shredded cabbage, sliced apple, dried cranberries, and chopped walnuts.
In a separate small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, and honey.
Pour the dressing over the cabbage mixture and toss to coat evenly.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to blend.
Prep Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 45 minutesKcal: 160 kcal per serving | Servings: 6 servings

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