Japanese-Style Cabbage Salad


This Japanese-style cabbage salad is comparable to what is served in Japanese restaurants. It's vegan, tastes great, and goes well with Japanese and American food instead of coleslaw.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • ½ large head cabbage, cored and shredded

  • 1 bunch green onions, thinly sliced

  • 1 cup almond slivers

  • ¼ cup toasted sesame seeds


  • 3 tablespoons sesame oil

  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar (Optional)

  • 1 clove garlic, minced (Optional)

  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root (Optional)

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Combine cabbage, green onions, almond, and sesame seeds in a large bowl.

  2. Make dressing: Whisk together sesame oil, vinegar, sugar, garlic, ginger, salt, and pepper in a small bowl until sugar is dissolved.

  3. Pour dressing over cabbage mixture and toss until well combined.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

126 Calories
10g Fat
8g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 126
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 208mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 23mg 114%
Calcium 88mg 7%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 215mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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