Cabbage and Carrot Slaw


Cabbage and Carrot Slaw

With very few ingredients, this shredded carrot and cabbage salad has a tangy, crispy, and crunchy taste you'll love.

Cabbage and Carrot Slaw
Cabbage and Carrot Slaw

If you're on the hunt for a yummy salad or slaw recipe to serve at your next picnic or potluck, you're in luck. This tasty shredded carrot and cabbage salad is tossed with olive oil and vinegar, giving it a unique taste that keeps well. A much healthier alternative to slaws that use mayonnaise, this crunchy dish is sure to become a household favorite. You'll love the tangy and crisp flavor palette it provides. Plus, this recipe could easily be updated to include other veggies like lettuce or other cabbage varietals.


Preparation Time10 min



Make Ahead RecipeYes

OccasionBuffet, Game Day

Recipe CourseSide Dish, Vegetable

Dietary ConsiderationEgg-free, Gluten-free, Healthy, Peanut Free, Soy Free, Tree Nut Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

MealBrunch, Dinner, Lunch

Taste and TextureCrisp, Crunchy, Light, Tangy

Type of DishSalad, Vegetable


  • 2 cups shredded cabbage
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Cabbage and Carrot Slaw Recipe


  1. Combine cabbage and carrots in a large bowl.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper.

  3. Drizzle vinegar mixture over cabbage and carrots. Toss to combine.

  4. Cover and store in the refrigerator for 1 hour, then serve.

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3. American Coleslaw: This classic coleslaw recipe is ready for your next picnic or holiday potluck.
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