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Red Cabbage Salad in white bowl.
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5 from 4 votes

Red Cabbage Salad (Vegan, Gluten Free)

This Red Cabbage Salad is light, flavorful and super easy to prepare. Shredded cabbage and carrots lightly dressed with a maple vinaigrette.
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Salad, Sides
Cuisine: American, Gluten Free, vegan
Servings: 8
Calories: 177kcal
Author: Stephanie


Salad ingredients:

  • 1 medium head red cabbage shredded
  • 2 large carrots shredded
  • 1/2 large red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Dressing ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 3 tbsp. pure maple syrup
  • 3 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper


  • Thinly slice the cabbage and place into large salad bowl along with shredded carrots and red onion.
  • Meanwhile in glass jar add all the dressing ingredients and shake vigorously.
  • Pour over salad and stir till everything combined.
  • Cover and refrigerate till ready to serve.
  • Add chopped walnuts prior to serving.


Better if allowed to chill several hours prior to serving.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 13.9g | Protein: 3.4g | Fat: 13.2g | Sodium: 53mg | Potassium: 291mg | Fiber: 3.5g | Sugar: 8.8g | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 0.9mg