Red Cabbage Salad with Oranges, Cranberries, and Walnuts

Red Cabbage Salad with Oranges, Cranberries, and Walnuts

A refreshing summer salad with crunchy cabbage and walnuts, tangy cranberries, and sweet oranges in a light vinaigrette dressing.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Chill TIme 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 20 minutes
Course Salads, Sides
Cuisine American
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 207 kcal


  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 ½ cups red cabbage, shredded
  • One (11-ounce) can mandarin oranges in 100% fruit juice, drained
  • ½ medium red or sweet onion, sliced thin
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup walnuts, sliced, optional


  • Whisk oil, vinegar, sugar, and salt in a large bowl.
  • Add cabbage, oranges, onions, and cranberries. Mix to combine.
  • Chill covered for two hours or up to three days to meld flavors.
  • Garnish with walnuts, if using, and serve.


Change it Up
  • Swap dried cranberries for raisins.
  • Add thinly sliced apples and baby spinach.
  • Add ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard to Step 1 and garnish with crumbled blue cheese.


Serving: 0.66 cupCalories: 207kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 1gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 165mgFiber: 2g
Keyword 30 minutes or Less, BBQ, Potluck
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