Napa Cabbage Slaw with Carrots and Sesame


This Asian-flavored slaw made with napa cabbage, carrots, and sesame seeds is best served within an hour of being dressed.

Napa Cabbage Slaw with Carrots and Sesame
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
8 servings


  • cup white wine vinegar

  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil

  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil

  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 small head napa cabbage, thinly sliced

  • 2 carrots, peeled and grated

  • ¼ cup toasted sesame seeds

  • 4 scallions, thinly sliced


  1. Bring white wine vinegar to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook until reduced to 2 tablespoons, 4 to 6 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl and let cool completely, about 10 minutes. Whisk in sesame oil, vegetable oil, rice vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, ginger, and salt.

  2. Add cabbage and carrots to the bowl with the dressing and toss to coat. Let stand 5 minutes. Add sesame seeds and scallions.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

77 Calories
5g Fat
8g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 77
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 207mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 27mg 133%
Calcium 124mg 10%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 308mg 7%

* 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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