Tangy Raw Vegan Cole Slaw Cabbage

Tangy Raw Vegan Cole Slaw

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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 10 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
214 Calories
14g Fat
21g Carbs
4g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8
Amount per serving
Calories 214
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 88mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 9g 31%
Protein 4g
Calcium 136mg 10%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Try this tangy German-style raw slaw recipe next time you're looking for a raw and living foods cabbage salad. Made from fresh raw green cabbage, purple cabbage, carrots, and cold pressed oils, this is a healthy vegetarian, vegan and livings foods recipe, suitable for anyone on a raw food diet, a vegan diet or anyone just trying to eat a diet that is a little healthier and lower in calories. With all-natural ingredients and nothing processed, this simple raw slaw is also gluten-free.


  • 1/2 head green cabbage
  • 1/2 head purple cabbage
  • 2 carrots (grated)
  • 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 cup cold-pressed olive oil or flaxseed oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon agave nectar

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. Combine cabbage and carrots in a large bowl.

  3. In a separate small bowl whisk together the vinegar, mustard, oil, and agave until a creamy dressing forms, and pour over the cabbage and carrots.

  4. Mix until well combined.

  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  6. Serve and enjoy as a side dish or as a snack or light lunch.


Cabbage, especially when eaten raw such as in this slaw recipe, is a healthy food. Cabbage is a cruciferous vegetable, which has been found to have cancer-preventive benefits. Different kinds of cabbage have different health benefits, so combining green and purple cabbage in this raw slaw recipe enhances the health benefits.

This raw slaw recipe calls for cold-pressed oil, which can be higher in nutrients than oils produced with other methods. Using heat to extract oil from seeds, fruits, nuts, and vegetables produces more oil, but this process also degrades the oil's flavors and nutritional value. Cold-pressed oil is extracted by crushing the seed or nut and forcing out the oil with a press that does not use heat and allows the nutrients to remain intact.