Purple Apple Slaw with Peanut Butter Dressing Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Purple Apple Slaw with Peanut Butter Dressing Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Purple Apple Slaw with Peanut Butter Dressing

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"Rice vinegar, peanut butter, and ginger give an Asian-inspired flavor to a colorful slaw made with red cabbage, apples, and a bit of white onion."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    25 mins

    45 mins


  1. Whisk rice wine vinegar, olive oil, peanut butter, soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger, and garlic together in a bowl to make a smooth dressing.
  2. Toss red cabbage, apples, and onion in a large salad bowl and pour dressing over slaw; toss to coat. Chill before serving.
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Jun 17, 2013

AWESOME!!! What a great blend of flavors and colors!!! No changes except added shredded carrots for some extra color. This beats tired, boring old regular cole slaw by a mile!!! YUM!!

Aug 13, 2012

I needed to find a use for red cabbage from my garden and happened upon this recipe. I made it and let the flavors develop overnight. I left out the apples as a personal preference. The flavor was very good! You could cut back on the soy sauce to 2T if you prefer a less salty flavor. Next time I make this I will make sure to cream my sauce very well before adding to the cabbage. Thanks for a great recipe!


11 Ratings

Jan 09, 2014

No rice wine vinegar on hand and short on time? I used a balsamic (I had strawberry balsamic available), and it was great. Food-processed the red cabbage, apple, and onion. The rest was a breeze to whisk together (omitted the soy 'cause not a fan -- was still DE-licious!), and this took closer to only 15 minutes to throw together. Served this purple salad on appetizer plates and drizzled the dark brown sauce atop. Looked beautiful; tasted even better!

Oct 22, 2014

DELICIOUS! I made it exactly as written and it was very tasty, perhaps a bit too much dressing for my taste. I will use this dressing recipe for other things as well. Tastes delicious with crushed peanuts or sesame seeds on top for a different texture. Thank you for a easy, wonderful recipe that even gets my husband to gobble his cabbage!

Aug 26, 2014

I use the dressing portion of this recipe all the time! I usually don't have the ginger and it is still great. I use it over cabbage, kale slaw and add pumpkin seeds.

Dec 23, 2013

Love it, will be making this as a staple. Thanks for sharing this recipe!

Aug 29, 2013

hello! taste explosion! love it. Just finished making it and had to force myself not to eat half and put it in the fridge for dinner. Can't wait to see how it is after the flavors meld for a few hours. Thanks for the recipe!

Apr 15, 2013

Adjusted recipe down on peanut butter up on balsamic and reg vinegar


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  • Calories
  • 282 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23.1 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 20.6 g
  • 32%
  • Fiber
  • 3.6 g
  • 15%
  • Protein
  • 5.3 g
  • 11%
  • Sodium
  • 536 mg
  • 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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