Winter Slaw

This straightforward and warming winter slaw is a perfect accompaniment to any hearty stew or winter roast. It’s equally delicious as lunch on its own during the brisk and windy months. Slideshow: More Slaw Recipes 

Winter Slaw
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1/2 head green cabbage, shredded

  • 1/2 head red cabbage, shredded

  • 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced

  • 2 carrots, julienned

  • 1 small handful fresh mint leaves, thinly sliced

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

  • Juice of 1/2 lemon (about 1 tablespoon)

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt plus more to taste

  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, divided

  • 1 cup pomegranate seeds, divided


  1. In a large mixing bowl, add the cabbage, onion, carrots and mint leaves. In a separate bowl, combine the mustard, vinegar, oil, lemon juice and salt.

  2. Pour the liquid into the mixing bowl, then combine by hands. Taste and add salt if needed. Mix in 2/3 of the walnuts and pomegranate seeds, then scatter the remaining walnuts and pomegranate seeds on top and serve.

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