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Weight loss cabbage salad
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5 from 9 votes

Weight loss cabbage salad with balsamic vinegar

Make this delicious weight loss cabbage salad that's bursting with high vitamin C and a touch of balsamic vinegar to serve as a side dish or as an entree.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: entree, Salad
Cuisine: American, anti-inflammatory, French, healthy, Mediterranean, Vegan
Diet: Diabetic, Low Calorie, Vegan
Keyword: cabbage salad, cabbage salad recipe, coleslaw, mix coleslaw, vegan coleslaw
Servings: 2 people
Author: Githu
Cost: €8


  • Chopping board
  • Sharp knife
  • Vegetable peeler
  • vegetable grater
  • A large bowl
  • big spoon


  • 1 small green cabbage
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 medium celery stalk with some leaves on
  • a handful of cilantro leaves
  • 1 pear (ripe but firm)
  • a small piece of fresh ginger
  • ¼ cup Mixed nuts of your choice
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds
  • 1 lemon

Coleslaw dressing

  • 125 grams yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • ground pepper (just a little)
  • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt (unprocessd)


  • Clean the veggies and pear
  • Remove the outer hard leaves of the cabbage, keep them to make a broth
  • Place the cabbage on the chopping board the core facing up
  • Wish your sharp knife, cut off a wedge or quarter of the cabbage, starting from the core going down
  • Place your bowl in your clean sink, hold the piece of the cabbage with your left hand, slightly inside the bowl
  • Now, using a vegetable peeler, shred the cabbage as shown in the blog post
  • Shred very thinly and avoid the hard part. This way your coleslaw/cabbage salad will be easier to chew
  • Get about 2 cups of shredded cabbage
  • Chop the celery with its leaves, add them into the bowl
  • Grate the carrot add in the bowl with cabbage
  • Dice the pear, add it in the bowl
  • Squeeze the lemon on the carrots and the pear to avoid oxidation
  • You can chop roughly the nuts, (if you want to) add them into the bowl
  • In a small bowl, add and mix all the ingredients of coleslaw dressing, whisk them gently to make a creamy sauce
  • Pour the sauce on the ingredients in the bowl
  • Mix well but gently
  • Taste and adjust the seasoning if necessary
  • Serve and sprinkle with pumpkin and sesame seeds
  • Enjoy your cabbage salad, thank you for sharing this recipe.