Shaved Cabbage Salad with Paprika Vinaigrette


Chef Tim Wiechmann serves this Kraüter Salat: a colorful mix of shaved cabbage and radishes tossed with herbs, apple and a lightly smoky paprika dressing. Slideshow:  Slaw Recipes 

Shaved Cabbage Salad with Paprika Vinaigrette
Photo: © Tara Fisher
Total Time:
30 mins
6 to 8


  • 1 small shallot, minced

  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

  • 1/4 cup distilled white vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon honey

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sweet paprika, plus more for garnish

  • 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • Kosher salt

  • Freshly ground pepper

  • One 3/4-pound head of green cabbage—halved, cored and shredded

  • One 3/4-pound head of red cabbage—halved, cored and shredded

  • 1 large apple—peeled, cored and julienned

  • 1 cup chopped parsley

  • 1 cup chopped cilantro

  • 1/2 cup snipped chives

  • 1/2 cup julienned baby turnips

  • 1/2 cup salted roasted pepitas

  • 6 red radishes, thinly sliced


  1. In a bowl, whisk the shallot with the mustard, lemon juice, vinegar, honey and the 1 1/2 tablespoons of paprika. Gradually whisk in the olive oil, then season with salt and pepper.

  2. In a bowl, toss the cabbages with the apple, parsley, cilantro, chives, turnips, pepitas and radishes. Add 1/2 cup of the dressing and toss well. Season with salt and pepper and garnish with paprika. Serve the additional dressing at the table.

Make Ahead

The dressing can be refrigerated for up to 3 days.

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