Honey helps balance out the harshness of cruciferous cabbage in this fresh and crunchy slaw recipe. The colors in this easy-to-make salad are enough to brighten one's spirits. In fact, research shows that simply looking at purple plants can fire up neurons that help us relax, so take a moment to appreciate this beautiful salad before you dig in.

Julia Levy
Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2019


Recipe Summary

15 mins
15 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Whisk vinegar, lemon juice, honey, cumin, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Slowly whisk in oil until well combined. Add cabbage and carrots and toss to coat. Serve topped with cilantro, pomegranate seeds and almonds.



To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 1 day.

Nutrition Facts

162 calories; protein 2.7g 5% DV; carbohydrates 14.5g 5% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 4g 16% DV; sugars 8g; fat 11.4g 18% DV; saturated fat 1.4g 7% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 8562.8IU 171% DV; vitamin c 45.3mg 75% DV; folate 29.1mcg 7% DV; calcium 65.7mg 7% DV; iron 1.1mg 6% DV; magnesium 30.9mg 11% DV; potassium 391.6mg 11% DV; sodium 343.4mg 14% DV; added sugar 1g.

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I loved the idea of this and will definitely make it again but the dressing was really bland. I think a tangier dressing would be better. I added lime and it helped a little. It was also good sautéed the next morning with greens and topped with a fried egg. Read More