Cabbage slaw is a healthy, flavorful side dish with loads of color and crunch!
Herbed Cabbage Slaw

Can you feel it in the air? It’s spring! Spring brings outdoor parties, barbecues, and endless nights on the deck. Late night talks while stargazing, with a cocktail in hand.

Can you tell I’m excited for flip flop in weather?!

The moment I start making slaw in my kitchen, it’s the moment we all realize the days are getting longer, sunnier, and happier. Slaw brings back memories of Sunday afternoon barbecues and late night leftovers of pulled barbecued meats and cold cabbage slaw. It brightens any menu and can be dressed up or down for the occasion.

For a fancy take on cabbage slaw in any menu, whisk together truffle oil and mayonnaise, using that as your dressing. Throw in thinly sliced ramps for extra flavor, topping your hot protein with a cool slaw. What to make it a more casual affair?

Herbed Cabbage Slaw - A crunchy, colorful, and healthy side dish recipe from Cooking with Books.

Use this as a side dish at a barbecue, or as a component in a hot sandwich.

Another thing I love about cabbage is that it always, always impresses me when I slice into it. The pattern and color, especially of red cabbage, blows me away! Oh and did I
mention that it’s pretty good for you too? High in Vitamin C and a great source of Vitamin A, it’s known for it’s cancer prevention properties! Keeping it raw, like we did in
this recipe, makes it even better for your health!

Make this herbed spring cabbage slaw and your family and friends will be impressed with the amount of flavor you packed into such a simple vegetable as cabbage.

Herbed Cabbage Slaw

This crunchy slaw is paired with the freshness of herbs, which bring great color and texture to any spring menu!
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Prep Time:15 minutes
Total Time:15 minutes


  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • ½ tablespoon soy sauce
  • ½ tablespoon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 cup shredded green cabbage
  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage
  • pinch of salt


  • Whisk together the fresh herbs, vinegar, soy sauce, mustard, and honey.
  • Drizzle over shredded cabbage and season with a pinch of salt.
  • Let sit in refrigerator for one hour before serving.
Servings: 4
Author: Marnely Murray


This crunchy, herbed cabbage slaw recipe was written as a guest post for Little Ferraro Kitchen, a couple of years ago, so be sure to stop by over there to read my original post! Samantha, the author of Little Ferraro Kitchen, is a great friend with delicious recipes, so be sure to follow her on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram!

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  1. Oh man this looks amazing! Must run over and get the recipe asap!

  2. With all my herbs growing on my patio, I love finding fun recipes to make with them! What a lovely recipe, I love all the flavor combinations! Hugs, Terra