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Easy Holiday Slaw with Apple and Pomegranate | Side Dish | Salad | Holiday | Vegetarian | Christmas | Winter | Healthy Seasonal Recipes | Katie Webster

easy holiday slaw with apples and pomegranate

  • Author: Katie Webster
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 10 servings 1x


This bright and cheerful holiday slaw will provide a healthy and fresh contrast to the rest of your Holiday meal. The apple, pomegranate and dried apricot make it festive enough for a Christmas feast, yet it easy enough for a weeknight dinner!


  • 1 small head shredded Napa Cabbage
  • 1 cup thinly shredded purple cabbage
  • 1 sweet crisp apple such as piñata, cut into thin matchsticks
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced radishes
  • 3/4 cup salad dressing such as apple cider vinegar salad dressing
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh tarragon or 3/4 teaspoon dried
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds toasted
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate arils
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Place Napa cabbage, purple cabbage, apple, radish in a large mixing bowl. Drizzle the dressing over the cabbage mixture and add tarragon, and toss to coat the vegetables evenly with the dressing. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  2. Top with the almonds, pomegranate arils and dried apricots just before serving.


Can be prepared through step 1 up to 4 hours in advance. Keep chilled.

Whole30: To make sure this is compliant, check the ingredients of your dried apricots and choose a dressing without added sugar.

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: side dish
  • Method: No cook
  • Cuisine: American


  • Calories: 170
  • Sugar: 20 g
  • Sodium: 130 mg
  • Fat: 4 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 25 g
  • Fiber: 2 g
  • Protein: 3 g

Keywords: Holiday coleslaw,Christmas coleslaw,napa cabbage coleslaw,healthy slaw,coleslaw with fruit

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