Red Cabbage Slaw with a Twist


Having discovered the wonderful qualities of fresh ginger, I tried to create a colorful winter salad with a surprising mix of flavor.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
6 servings


  • 3 cups thinly sliced red cabbage

  • ¾ cup diced red bell pepper

  • 2 shallots, diced

  • 1 (1 inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and minced

  • 10 leaves fresh basil, snipped

  • ¼ cup mayonnaise

  • 1 lemon, juiced

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 ½ teaspoons wasabi paste

  • freshly ground multi-colored peppercorns to taste

  • ¼ cup toasted pine nuts

  • 2 tablespoons salted sunflower kernels


  1. Combine cabbage, red bell pepper, shallots, ginger, and basil in a large bowl. Whisk mayonnaise, lemon juice, olive oil, wasabi paste, and ground pepper in another bowl; stir into cabbage mixture. Top with pine nuts and sunflower kernels.

Cook's Note:

Can be served immediately or refrigerated 2 to 3 hours to enhance flavor.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

193 Calories
16g Fat
11g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 193
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 92mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 59mg 297%
Calcium 41mg 3%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 269mg 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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