Fabulous Apple Coleslaw With Homemade Honey Mustard Dressing

This is not by any means your typical coleslaw.  It’s so tasty and satisfying you might just want to serve it as a main-course salad.  In addition, the crunchy cabbages, chopped apple, walnuts, and dried cranberries are all tossed in a dreamy homemade honey mustard dressing.  It’s chock full of great-for-you ingredients. Each side serving has 105 calories and 4 grams of fatThis is sure to become one of your favorite “go-to” slaws!
Fabulous Apple Coleslaw With Homemade Honey Mustard Dressing

Helpful Tips About this Recipe

Serves 8 side salads or 4 main course salads

Healthy Benefits

Cabbage contains a good amount of vitamins C, A, and fiber.
Apples are a rich source of flavonoids and polyphenols. Both are powerful antioxidants.
Walnuts are a great source of those all-important omega-3 fatty acids.
Cranberries have been valued for their ability to reduce the risk of urinary infections for hundreds of years.

Prep Tips

To make this salad easy to prep, buy already shredded bags of cabbage.  If you have any leftover cabbage, toss it into any type of salad. It adds texture and crunch.
This slaw and dressing can be prepared earlier in the day. To keep this slaw or any slaw from getting soggy, don’t toss in dressing until ready to serve.

Serving Tips

This slaw will make 4 wonderful vegetarian main course salads. You can add a little reduced-fat cheese to make it more substantial.  Chicken also taste great added to this slaw.

WW Freestyle SmartPoints
WW SmartPoints
SKINNY FACTS: for 1 side serving
105 calories, 4g fat, 0.3g sat. fat, 2mg chol, 2g protein, 16g carbs, 3g fiber, 115mg sodium, 12g sugar
FACTS: for SmartPoints
76 calories, 0g sat. fat, 2g protein, 7g sugar


Fabulous Apple Coleslaw With Homemade Honey Mustard Dressing

Fabulous Apple Coleslaw With Homemade Honey Mustard Dressing

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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Appetizer, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 105 kcal


Slaw Ingredients:

  • 3 cups shredded purple cabbage
  • 3 cups shredded green cabbage
  • 2 cups (about 1 large) chopped red apples such as Honeycrisp, Gala, or Fuji or your favorite
  • cup dried cranberries
  • cup chopped walnuts

Honey Mustard Dressing Ingredients:


  • In a large bowl, add all slaw ingredients. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • In a small bowl whisk together all dressing ingredients. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Toss slaw with dressing just before serving.


Serving: 1side saladCalories: 105kcalCarbohydrates: 16gProtein: 2gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 115mgFiber: 3gSugar: 12gBlue Smart Points: 3Green Smart Points: 3Plus Points: 3
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