Purple Cabbage Salad


This recipe is my mother's, and it's great for a delightful side dish! Hope you enjoy!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 servings


  • 2 ½ cups shredded red cabbage

  • 1 (10 ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained

  • 1 green onion, chopped

  • ¼ cup sweetened dried cranberries

  • ¼ cup pine nuts

  • cup canola oil

  • ¼ cup vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 2 pinches salt


  1. Lightly toss red cabbage, mandarin orange segments, green onion, and cranberries together in a salad bowl.

  2. Toast pine nuts in a small skillet over medium heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned, about 2 minutes. Remove immediately to a bowl and let cool.

  3. Whisk canola oil, vinegar, sugar, and salt in a bowl until sugar and salt have dissolved.

  4. Stir toasted pine nuts into salad and pour dressing over the top. Toss again to coat salad with dressing.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

291 Calories
23g Fat
21g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 291
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 30%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Sodium 16mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 17g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 50mg 251%
Calcium 32mg 2%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 265mg 6%

* 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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