Simple Cabbage Salad

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by | Updated: March 16th, 2023

When a head of cabbage is sliced thin and dressed just right, it’s a delight to the senses. Crunchy, zesty and filling, the star of this easy cabbage salad recipe is the amazing dressing. Soy sauce, honey, rice vinegar, Dijon mustard and lemon juice are whisked together with olive oil for an absolutely scrumptious dressing to any salad. It offers depth of flavor and hits all the right sweet and savory notes. The beauty of this recipe is its room for flexibility. Incorporate any leftover produce in with the cabbage for more color, flavor and variety.

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Simple Cabbage Salad

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 158 kcal
Author jazzythings


  • 1 head green cabbage
  • 1/2 bunch fresh parsley
  • 2 Tbsp. sesame seeds



  1. In small bowl, whisk together dressing ingredients and set aside.
  2. Slice cabbage head into thin strips and add to large bowl.
  3. Chop parsley and toss with cabbage.
  4. Stir dressing into cabbage and coat evenly.
  5. Serve topped with sesame seeds.

Recipe Notes

  • If you have leftover vegetables in your produce drawer, add them to this salad. You can add thinly slice bell pepper, shredded carrot, green onions or cucumber as ideas.
  • Whisk up a dressing with ingredients from


Nutrition Facts
Simple Cabbage Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 158 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Sodium 306mg13%
Potassium 295mg8%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 160IU3%
Vitamin C 56mg68%
Calcium 113mg11%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.