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Cabbage Salad

Recipe from Two Peas and Their Pod

This colorful cabbage salad is made with shredded cabbage, red pepper, mango, avocado, fresh herbs, green onion, chopped nuts, and a simple soy ginger sesame dressing. It is pretty to serve and delicious to eat!
Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: cabbage
Servings: 6
Calories: 164kcal


For the Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil or olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil

For the Salad:

  • 2 cups shredded purple cabbage
  • 2 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 1 red pepper, seeded and cut into thin strips
  • 1 large mango, chopped
  • 1 large avocado, chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh Thai basil or regular basil
  • 1 tablespoon diced jalapeno
  • 1/3 cup chopped cashews or peanuts
  • Kosher salt and black pepper, to taste
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish


  • In a small bowl, whisk together the lime juice, olive oil, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, and sesame oil. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine the shredded cabbage, red pepper, mango, avocado, green onion, mint, basil, and jalapeno.
  • Add the dressing and toss with tongs until slaw is coated. Stir in the cashews or peanuts, if using. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Garnish with sesame seeds and serve.


Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Sodium: 186mg | Potassium: 457mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1512IU | Vitamin C: 70mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1mg